Sanford
Geneva Stanley Poindexter, age 71, died Monday at her residence.
Funeral services will be held on Friday (May 6, 2011) at 3:00 PM at Red Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Knupp officiating. Burial will follow at Miracle Baptist Church Cemetery in Sanford.
A native of Rockingham County she was the daughter of the late, Israel Noah 'Jake' Stanley and Ethel Hopkins Stanley. Along with her husband, she owned and operated Tony's Grocery for 43 years. She was a member of Miracle Baptist Church in Sanford. A sister, Lorene Beal, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Poindexter; daughter, Shelley Jones & husband, Wayne of West End; son, Keith Poindexter & wife, Julie of Carthage; a sister, Willie Jourdan of Gulf; a brother, George Stanley of Gulf; seven grandchildren, Adam, Jones, Anthony Jones, Jessie Jones, Keilie Poindexter, Cody Jones, Dallas Poindexter & Camden Poindexter; one great-grandchild, Jacob Jones.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Miracle Baptist Church Building Fund, 2902 Cornell Drive, Sanford, NC 27332.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.

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  1. I had the pleasure of having this wonderful lady as my neighbor for many many years. May you have comfort in this difficult time.
    Love you all and God Bless
    Friend Always,
    Penny Wilkie

  2. We will always missed the good times we had in church at Miracle Baptist Church We pray for All the family members. Rejoice to know she is with her LORD JESUS. Our thoughts .prayers go out to you WE love all of you Love and prayers The Rays David And Lind

  3. Tony & Family .
    She was such a great person ,we always rember her smile .She is with her Lord,& Savior,rejoicing,with him. Our prayers are with you all, during this time of grief. She will be missed , by lots of friends & family .

  4. Geneva or niva as my children called her while in her care, this was in the mid 60’s. We will miss you but know you are in a better place. Know out thoughts and prayers are with you

  5. Geneva and Tony both have been wonderful neighbors on Cornell Dr. for years, she will be missed and Tony will surly miss her, but he also knows she is with her Lord Jesus Christ, you are in my prayers

  6. Shelley, We are so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing,I know she will be missed forever but she will be looking at you all everyday from Heaven.God Bless your family.Vickie & Jackie A.Mills

  7. Tony, Shelley, Keith and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss..I am keeping your family in my prayers. Love ya’ll.
    Jennifer

  8. I am so sorry for your loss… Ms. Geneva was a special person to me and so many more…I will miss her very much. I have thought of her so many times and the special memories we had Maranatha Baptist Church… I remember, we use to do a puppet show toget

  9. Erin Jones (married to her grandson anthony) lit a candle for Geneva Poindexter

  10. Tony, Sherrie, Keith…
    Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time…
    Geneva has been in the "front seat of your school bus" and beside you at "Tony’s Grocery" for many years. Not only will she be missed

  11. I am so sorry for you loss. Ms Geneva was an incrediable woman you forever changed my life. She will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  12. Please accept my deepest sympathies at the passing of Geneva. As a representative of Lee County Enrichment Center, I had the privilege to speak with Geneva on a regular basis as part of our Friendly Connection Program. I will miss talking with her. Sincer

  13. Thank you to everyone who came tonight. How wonderful it is to know that Geneva touched so many lives. What a blessing she was to us all!

  14. Mr. Poindexter, Keith and Julie and family,
    I am so very sorry for the passing of Mrs. Geneva! I am even more sorry that I could not be there. I loved her and she truly was one of the most precious women that I have had the privilege to know. I am pr

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