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From: Crystal Rose <>
Subject: Re: [POYTHRESS] RIP William F 'Bill' Poythress, Jr, nearly 82
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2013 22:36:07 -0400
This is the son of William Benjamin Fate Poythress and Francis Nolley of
Harnet Co NC. He is the grandson of Horace and Laura Bell Turner Poythress
of Northampton Co NC
Remember the Bible we took pictures of that belonged to Jack Poythress?
Jack and Bill Sr were brothers.
On Apr 2, 2013 8:04 PM, "Barbara Neal" <> wrote:
> Our condolences go out to his entire family, and on his behalf, we thank
> them for his service to our country. A friend learned he was born 3 April
> 1931, so he died within one week of his 82nd birthday.
> Apparently from his name, his father was named William F Poythress, however
> his father was apparently NOT William Francis Poythress (son of Richard
> Plunk Poythress & Ada Turner), of the NC area of Northampton County, since
> the list of his children we've previously seen on our Poythress-List,
> included a William Arthur Poythress and no William F "Jr."
> I'd appreciate learning if anyone can point to the correct Poythress line
> from which William F 'Bill' Poythress Jr, born 1931, descends.
> As seen at Legacy.com, as published on ajc.com and in The Atlanta
> Journal-Constitution on March 30, 2013:
> William 'Bill' Poythress
> William "Bill" Poythress, 81, of Fayetteville [GA] died Thursday. Funeral,
> 2 p.m. Monday, Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home.
> Additional info was then seen both at FindAGrave.com, and at the website
> for the above funeral home, at www.mowellfuneralhome.com. (Note:
> above-mentioned Fayetteville, GA is located a bit south of the Atlanta
> airport, which would be a convenient residence location for anyone employed
> by airlines. Below-mentioned Peachtree City, GA is also located south of
> the Atlanta airport.)
> William F. “Bill” Poythress, Jr., of Fayetteville, passed away March 28,
> 2013. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He
> retired from Eastern Airlines where he worked as a foreman for many years.
> He is survived by his wife of 51 years Bonnie Poythress; daughter Renae
> Watson; son Billy Poythress and wife Diana;
> four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;and many nieces and nephews.
> A funeral service will be held Monday, April 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the
> Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Reverend Mark Westmoreland
> will officiate. The burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens,
> Peachtree City. The family will receive friends Monday from 12:00 PM to
> 2:00 PM prior to service.
> Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com
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