September 4, 1946 - September 2, 2020
Rev. Glenn Poynter, 73, of Columbus, passed away September 2, 2020 in Indianapolis surrounded by his family. Glenn was born September 4, 1946 in Barren County, Kentucky, the son of Arthur Cecil and Clementeen England Poynter. He married the love of his life, Betty K. Bragg on September 14, 1963. He is survived by his wife; his children David (Megan) Poynter of Pendleton, Connie (Bill) Burton and Sandra (Kevin) Condra both of Columbus; grandchildren Matthew Wooten, Brittany (Patrick Cole) Ray, Lori Burton, Cierra and Skylar Condra, Pvt. Nicholas Glenn Poynter, Lucas Glenn Poynter, Madison and Brayden Cecil; great-grandchildren who thought their great-grandpa hung the stars Brantley and Audryanna Ray, as well as Glenn was looking forward to meeting his expected great-granddaughter baby Charlotte; his siblings Arthur Von Poynter of Columbus, Louie (Katheryn) Poynter of Edmonton, Kentucky, Linda (Donald) Appleby and Terry (Linda) Poynter, both of Glasgow, Kentucky, Donnie (Donna) Poynter of Smith’s Grove, Kentucky, Ronnie (Priscilla) Poynter, Winford (Charlene) Poynter, and Roger (Judy) Poynter all of Glasgow, Kentucky; a sister-in-law Pat Poynter of Edmonton, Kentucky; his wife’s siblings Ruby and Bobby Scott of Columbus; and two aunts Pearl Tartar of Louisville, Kentucky and Flossie Houchens of Indianapolis; as well as many nieces and nephews whom he loved as his own. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson Dillan Lee Condra; his siblings Ed and Patricia Poynter; as well as a sister-in-law Rosie Poynter. Glenn retired from Golden Foundry, and was previously employed at Kohl’s. Glenn loved the Lord first and foremost, above all else. He dedicated his life to serving the Lord, pastoring the Lowell General Baptist Church for over 40 years. When his children were younger, for 4 ½ years Glenn would travel to Cave City, Kentucky every weekend to serve as pastor of Free Bethel General Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and loved meeting people. He never met a stranger, many Glenn met he grew to love as if they were his own family. Glenn was very proud of his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, whom he loved having fun with and teaching them all the things he could. Due to the global pandemic, the family requires that all attendees wear masks and respect social distancing guidelines. Due to the size of Glenn’s immediate family, a private funeral will be conducted Tuesday September 8, 2020 at Lowell General Baptist Church with Rev. Lonzo Wiggington officiating. A stream of the funeral shall be available on the funeral home website. The public is invited to arrive between 1:30p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to be a part of the funeral procession and graveside services. Public visitation will be from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday September 7, 2020 at the Jewell – Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family to help with expenses or Love Chapel thru the funeral home. Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, brother, uncle, pastor, and friend. He will be deeply missed. He dedicated his life to making sure as many people as possible heard God’s message. Were you listening?
Rev. Glenn Poynter, 73, of Columbus, passed away September 2, 2020 in Indianapolis surrounded by his family. Glenn was born September 4, 1946 in Barren County, Kentucky, the son of Arthur Cecil and Clementeen England Poynter. He married the... View Obituary & Service Information
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