Tammy Poindexter


Tamara “Tammy” Renee Poindexter, 51, of Boonville, died on Monday, March 30, 2020, at the Lakeview Health Care Center in Boonville.

Tamara “Tammy” Renee Poindexter was born October 31, 1968 in Mexico (Audrain County) to Donald Larry Poindexter and Peggy Joyce Payne Poindexter. She graduated from Montgomery County R-II High School in 1987 and attended college at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and Kansas State University. She graduated with a degree in social work. Tammy loved her job, first working in Kansas and later working at Pathways in Jefferson City as a traveling social worker. She enjoyed crocheting and visiting with all her family and friends.

Tammy is survived by her parents, Donald Larry Poindexter (passed away on Nov. 14) and Peggy Joyce Payne Poindexter of Wellsville; brother, Donald Lorne Poindexter and wife, Tonya, of Montgomery City; two nephews: Casey Lee Poindexter and wife, Jennifer of Montgomery City; and Lukas Don Poindexter of Jupiter, Fla.; and her numerous friends.

Tammy was preceded in death by her grandparents: Harold and Eileen Payne and Don and Elnora Poindexter.

On Nov. 19, visitation was held at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City and a celebration of life was held at the Bethel Methodist Church in rural Wellsville. The Reverend John Ray officiated the services. Internment was at the Bethel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bethel Methodist Church Trust or to the Bethel Cemetery, in care of Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.

Condolences may be made to www.schlankerfuneralhome.com.