Lela Mae (Pearson) Pointer

Born: Thu., Sep. 6, 1917
Died: Wed., Sep. 10, 2014


Visitation

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 12, 2014
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service


Graveside Service

1:00 PM Sat., Sep. 13, 2014


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Celebration of Life for Lela Mae Pointer will be 1:00P.M. Saturday Graveside at Crestwood Cemetery, Pastor Gerald Wright, officiating.
 
Lela Mae Pearson was born the seventh of nine children, to the late Mr. William and Everlenia Jones Pearson, in Dadeville Tallapoosa County, AL. on September 6, 1917.
 
She confessed Christ at an early age at Darian Missionary Baptist Church Dadeville, AL.
 
As a young woman she was very helpful on the farm with her family.
 
In 1932 she married Bishop Otis Greathouse and to this union four children were born. In 1942 the family moved to Gadsden, Al. Due to the untimely passing of Bishop Greathouse, Lela then re-married and united in holy matrimony to David L. Pointer in 1949.
 
She was employed by Griffin Cleaners for many years.
 
She is preceded in death by both husbands, her son David E. Pointer Sr., her daughter Annie B. Greathouse Miller, and a daughter in law Niniah Crook Greathouse, also her parents and siblings.
 
Lela leaves to cherish her fruitful life of 97 years, three children, Mary E. Jones, Gadsden, Johnnie B. Greathouse, Anniston, Mary J. Penn, Gadsden; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 9 great- great- grandchildren; son-in-law, Fred E. Miller, Gadsden; special daughter, Mary Alice Randle, Akron, OH; two brothers-in-law, Riley Pointer, Washington, DC, Cleophus (Viola) Pointer, Maryland; a host of other relatives and friends.
 
The family would like to send a special thanks to Alacare Home Health and Hospice, Amedisys Hospice, Dr. Akinsanya, Gadsden Regional Medical Center SICU and 6th Floor Nurses and staff, special caregivers, Mary Jemison, Alma Thomas, Julia Tolbert and Kizzy Collins.

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A Friend
   Posted Wed October 08, 2014
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. Many have found comfort in the pages of God's word the Bible (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4). In God's word we find the promise that we can be reunited with our loved ones (John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15). The Bible tells us where this happy reunion will take place (Psalm 37: 11, 29; Matthew 5:5). We are told why we die (Genesis 3:17-19; Romans 5:12), and that Jehovah, the God of the Bible, will end death forever (Isaiah 25:8; Revelation 21:3,4). For more information please visit the website jw.org.

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