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OBIT: Ms. Sue Poindexter, Age 65, Of South Carthage


Ms. Sue Poindexter,

Mrs. Sue Poindexter age 65 of South Carthage died at the St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville on January 17, 2018 at 4:03 p.m. She was admitted Sunday January 7th suffering from Hodgkin Lymphoma.

A Celebration of Sue’s Life was Sunday afternoon January 21st at 1 p.m. from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. A close family friend, Jerry Craighead, delivered the eulogy. Burial followed in the Garden of Everlasting Life at Smith County Memorial Gardens.

One of four children, she was born Sandra Sue Silcox on October 2, 1952 at the former Dr. Thayer S. Wilson Clinic in Carthage and was the daughter of the late William Gordon (Jerry) Silcox who died at the age of 72 on December 21, 2001 and Clora Lee Wiggleton Silcox who died at the age of 69 on January 18, 2003.

Mrs. Poindexter’s only brother, Gordon Thomas Silcox, preceded her in death on December 7, 2011 at the age of 60.

Her husband, Walter Harold “Dolly” Poindexter preceded her in death on July 15, 2013 at the age of 62.

Mrs. Poindexter attended Smith County High School and received her General Education Degree.

She was saved at an early age and was a member of the Carthage Free Holiness Church in Beulahland.

Mrs. Poindexter was a former sales Clerk at Bud’s Discount in Lebanon and retired in 2000.

Surviving are her two daughters, Sandy Brown Silcox and husband Joe, Rhonda Brown Yount and husband Bennie all of the Horseshoe Bend Community; step daughter, Kellie Gibson of Wilmington, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Dylan Yount of South Carthage, Jake Yount, Chloe Saunder, Brady Saunder, all of the Horseshoe Bend Community, Lilly Gibson of Wilmington, North Carolina; one great-granddaughter Sophia Yount of Lebanon; two sisters, Mindy Silcox Reed and husband Roger Reed Jr. of the Tanglewood Community, Debbie Silcox Spivey and husband Charles of the Pleasant Shade Community.

The Poindexter family requests memorials to Haley’s Hearts. Haley’s Hearts is the Trousdale County equivalent of the Jordan Hackett Foundation in Smith County.