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Rosie L. Poynter

Rosie L. Poynter, 74, of East State Street, Columbus, died at 5:25 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Rosie was born Aug. 5, 1939, in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, the daughter of Edgar L. and Clara Poore Jessie. She married

Arthur Yvon Poynter on Dec. 14, 1954.

Rosie enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with fishing and working puzzles.

Survivors include her husband; children, Donna (Donnie) Sitterding of Medora, Yvonne Marie Poynter (Larry Banks) of Midland, Michigan, Pamela (John) Lorentzen of Greenwood and Stacey (LuAnne) Poynter of

Bargersville; brothers, Hobert England of Columbus, Ernest and Larry England, both of Kentucky; sister, Barbara Jessie of Columbus; grandchildren, Michelle (Jeff) Sharp, Dustin Sitterding, Katelyn, Paige and Savannah Lorentzen, Samantha Poynter and Lauren Whewell; great-grandchildren, Sarah and Nathan Sharp; along with several nieces, nephews and in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edgar Jessie; mother, Clara England; stepparents, Kizzie Jessie and Curt England; grandparents, Minnie and Wood Poore; brothers, Edward, James and William Jessie and Curtis England; and sisters, Edna Jessie and Nancy Craft.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, 3855 25th St., Columbus, with the Rev. Wes Jones officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Tuesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charities.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 4 p.m. today, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family at jewellrittman.com.

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