Ted Pointer, 76, of Marshall, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to New Salem Baptist Church or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born April 5, 1938, in Saline County, he was the son of the late Huston Homer Pointer and Katie Margaret Watters Pointer. On Dec. 19, 1956, in Marshall, he married Frances Mae "Francie" Halsey, who preceded him in death on Aug. 15, 2004. He lived in Saline County most of his life where he was a farmer, retired from ConAgra Frozen Foods and worked at Marshall Municipal Airport. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include four children, Huston "Huey" Pointer and his wife, Linda, of rural Marshall, Laura "Laurie" Liesemeyer and her husband, Brett, of Sedalia, Ronald "Ronnie" Pointer and his wife, Kelley, of rural Marshall and Tim Pointer and his wife, Susan, of rural Marshall; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; five siblings, Homer Pointer of Marshall, Lloyd Bentley of rural Marshall, Frances Davis of rural Marshall, John Pointer of Marshall and Jim Pointer of St. Louis; numerous nieces and nephews; and long-time friend and companion, Shirley Fox of Marshall.
In addition to his parents; stepmother, Edna Bentley Pointer; and his wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Henry, Joe, Roy and William R. "Bill" Pointer and Frank Bentley; and two sisters, Margaret Farnell and Louise Herndon.
Additional information provided per family recompense.