Carol Ann Pointer, 69, of rural Marshall, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Boone Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 15, 2010, at First Baptist Church in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. William W. Harlow and Rev. Bill Cook will officiate. The pallbearers will be Ronnie Pointer, Paul Pointer, Mark Andrew Cromwell, Jerry Davis, Terry Pointer and Tim Pointer. The honorary pallbearers are Lloyd Bentley, Bill Pointer, John Pointer, Ken McAlear, Ted Pointer, Homer Pointer and Tony Nichols. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure or American Cancer Society. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born July 19, 1940, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late Mabel Brown Cromwell and Floyd Cromwell and the late Jack R. Duncan. She was a graduate of Southwest High School in Kansas City. On June 8, 1958, she married James K. (Jim) Pointer who survives of the home. She had lived in Saline County most of her life and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. Being a wife, mother and grandmother were her main jobs in life. Additionally she taught at Raggedy Ann & Andy Preschool and spent the last 28 years employed at Marshall Eye Care, retiring in January of 2010. She served on the Marshall School Board for several years, was active in PTA and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Kelly Ann Hummel and her husband, John Jr., of O'Fallon; one son, James K. (Kenny) Pointer Jr. of rural Marshall; one grandson, John Hummel III; one brother, Mark Cromwell and his wife, Laurie, of Kearney; and numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Additional information per family recompense.