Obituaries 5/28/19

 

Anita Ellen Poindexter Spears

Anita Ellen Poindexter Spears, 58, of Celina, passed away May 1 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 4 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenneth Beaty officiating. Interment followed in the Lester Spears Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 26, 1960 in Celina. She attended Celina High School, worked many years in the sewing industry, was a stay at home full time, Mom and Nana and was a talented artist.

She was preceded in death by parents, Dewey Lee and Lovie Alice (Hammons) Poindexter; infant child; daughter, Ashley Brooke (Spears) Herrera; infant grandchild; infant grandson, Colin Herrera; sister, Susie (Poindexter) Kolinski; and nephew, Christopher Poindexter.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Michael Terry Spears of Celina; daughters, Mandy Haynes and husband, Jim of Celina and Kristen Smith and husband, Jeremiah of Moss; grandchildren, Andrew, Michael and Cole Herrera, Sierra Hayes and Colby, Claire and Samuel Smith; sister, Debbie Grogan; brothers, Johnny Poindexter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Connie Gayle Trobaugh

Connie Gayle Trobaugh, 62, of Moss, passed away May 17 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 20 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 6, 1956, in Tompkinsville, KY. She worked in the manufacturing industry, working many years at Osh Kosh B Gosh and was a faithful member of New Hope Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by father, Lecil Anderson; and brother, Ray Anderson.

Surviving relatives include: husband, James Trobaugh of Moss; daughter, Amy McLerran and husband, Chris of Moss; grandchildren, Makayla, Sydney and Caleb McLerran of Moss; mother, Flora Anderson of Moss; sisters, Judy Rich and husband, Eddie Paul of the Pea Ridge Community and Jean Pennington and her late husband, Johnny of Moss; brothers in law, David Trobaugh, Michael Trobaugh and wife, Carolyn and Harlan Trobaugh and wife, Wilma; sisters in law, Connie Staggs and husband, Kenny and Linda Wilkerson and husband, David; and other family, friends and neighbors.

Michael McCormick

Michael McCormick, 73, of Celina, passed away May 15 at Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held May 19 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Craig Ogletree officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery.

He was born May 19. 1945 in Akron, Ohio. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was of the Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by parents, Edgar and Clura (Geesling) McCormick; and daughter, Sherry.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Shirley McCormick of Celina; grandson, Carl Ledbetter, II of Celina; brother, Gary Wayne McCormick of Livingston; sister, Kay Gore of Livingston; special niece, Vicki Butler Gearlds of Celina; and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.

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