June 29, 1931 ~ November 30, 2020

Born in: Kentucky
Resided in: Center, KY

Evelyn Edwards Poynter, 89, of Center passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.   Born June 29, 1931 in Barren County she was the daughter of the late Guy and Mayme Akins Edwards.

Mrs. Poynter was a homemaker, nurses’ aide and member of the Antioch Baptist Church.   She was known as an avid reader.

Mrs. Poynter is survived by three children.   Julian and wife Pam Poynter of Cave City.    Regina Blake of Glasgow and Reva Poynter-Carnes and husband Todd  of Jamestown.   A sister Janice Norris of Glasgow.    There are thirteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren also surviving.  Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two daughters.   Lenita Strader and Wanda Louise Poynter.

Private services for Mrs. Poynter will be held Wednesday.   Burial will be in the Jeffries Cemetery at Savoyard.    Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mrs.  Poynter.  Please share your messages of condolence online with the family at www.butler-funeralhome.com.

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  1. Janice, so sorrow for the loss of your sister, may God wrap his loving and comforting arms around you at this time of sorrow.

  2. Regina, Julian and Reva I am so very sorry to hear about Evelyn.. She was a beautiful person.. She used to babysit me, Wes and Dan when we were little.. My deepest sympathy!

  3. God will shower us with His comfort through Christ. 11Corinthians 1:5
    Asking God to hold you close and bring the gentle comfort your heart needs.
    with love Joe and Denise Strader

  4. Evelyn was always smiling and kind to me and welcomed me into the family . She was nice to me and I am so sorry for your loss praying for you all .

  5. Jeff & Lisa Edwards Hunt

    Prayers for all the family. My Mom and Evelyn had such a wonderful time. I am always thankful for the time my mom had with her.

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