Services for Melvin Poindexter, 77,
210 S. Randolph St., Melba, who died Friday, May 11 at a Nampa
hospital of cancer will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. J. Harley Adams of the
Melba Friends Church officiating. Interment will follow
in the Melba Cemetery.
He was born May
1, 1907 at Johnstown, Mo. to Luther and Ada Zeiler Poindexter.
He was reared and educated in Johnstown and Johnson City, Mo.
He married Lucille Zink June 5, 1929 at
Butler, Mo. In September of 1920 they moved to Twin
Falls. They moved to Lakeview, Ore. in 1942 where he
started farming. In 1947 they moved to Gooding.
In 1952 they moved to Melba, where they continued farming.
He retired in 1979 and they moved into town where they had
since resided. He loved to work in his garden and his
He was a member of the Church of
God, the Walters Butte Grange, the Nampa B.P.O.E. No. 1389 and
the Gem Sprout Good Sam Club.
survived by his wife of Melba; one son, John Poindexter and
his wife Louise of Tacoma, Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. bill (Wynoma)
Froscher, Boise: one sister, Mrs. Dimple Hedrick of Denver,
Colo.; two brothers, Martin Poindexter of Clinton, Mo. and
Henry Poindexter of Beloit, Wisc.; six grandchildren and six
The family suggest
memorial contributions to the Mountain States Tumor Institute,
151 E. Bannock St., Boise, 83702 or flowers may be sent.