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Doris A. (Oakley) Poindexter

January 20, 1938 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 83)


 Doris A. Poindexter, 83, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Adams Woodcrest. She was born in Harlan County, KY, on January 20, 1938, the daughter of the late Ellis and Lottie (Owens) Oakley. On July 28, 1956, she married James L. Poindexter and after 58 years he passed away on March 24, 2015.

She was a member of the Decatur Church of God and had worked as a homemaker. She also loved to play bingo.  

Doris is survived by her daughter, Lisa K. (Roger) Miller of Monroe; a sister, Lois Barnard of Cambridge City; 2 grandchildren, Tascha (Eric) Heiman of Monroe and Heather (Mitch) Hill of Decatur; 3 great grandchildren, Logan Heiman, Harper Hill, and Lane Hill

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Wilbur Oakley, Paul Oakley, and Doug Oakley

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Adams Woodcrest in the Porter Auditorium, with visitation 1 hour prior from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Facemasks will be required. Burial will immediately follow in the Decatur Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Decatur Church of God Kitchen.

Arrangements were handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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July 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Adams Woodcrest Porter Auditorium

Funeral Service
July 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Adams Woodcrest Porter Auditorium

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