Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Rev. Don Simmons will officiate. Pallbearers will be Lacy Pointer, Terry Pointer, Kenny Pointer, Larry Halsey, Jerry Davis, Joe Laxson, Fred Kennedy and Mike McGraw. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Davis, Mike Davis, Johnny Paul McGraw, Danny McGraw, John Kennedy, Paul Kennedy, Danny Pointer, Paul Pointer, Randy Pointer, Larry Pointer, Charlie Laxson and Steve Kennedy. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to New Salem Baptist Church of the family's choice in the care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born June 9, 1939, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late A.D. Halsey and Laura Hall Halsey. On Dec. 19, 1956, in Marshall, she married Ted Pointer, who survives of the home. She had lived in Marshall the past 22 years and also lived in Pettis County for 12 years. She was a homemaker and cook for Marshall High School. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and a 1957 graduate of Marshall High School.
Additional survivors include three sons, Huston "Huey" Pointer and wife Linda of Marshall, Ronald Pointer and wife Kelley of Marshall, and Timothy Pointer and wife Susan of Marshall; one daughter, Laura "Laurie" Liesemeyer and husband Brett of Sedalia; three sisters, Anna Belle McGraw of Marshall, Imogene Laxson of Marshall and Betty Kennedy of Sedalia; one sister-in-law, Kay Halsey of Marshall; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, James L. Halsey, William Halsey, Lester "Tince" Halsey, Paul Halsey and Kenneth D. Halsey.
Additional information per family recompense.