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From: Barbara Neal <>
Subject: Re: [POYTHRESS] RIP William F 'Bill' Poythress, Jr, nearly 82
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2013 23:24:54 -0600
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Thanks so much, Crystal.
Barbara


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:36 PM, Crystal Rose <>wrote:

> 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.
>
> Crystal
> 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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