Brenda Routh Poindexter, age 80, of Asheboro passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center.
Mrs. Poindexter was born in Randolph County on August 26, 1941 to Marvin and Geneva Lewallen Routh and was a graduate of Asheboro High School. She was formerly employed as a telephone operator for Centel and was a retired CNA. In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her sister, Janice Lee. Brenda never met a stranger. She was a very independent and talkative lady with a big heart. Brenda loved spending time with her grandchildren and eating delicious food.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence Poindexter; children, Tona Pierce of Asheboro, Tommy "Dean" Yates, Jr. (Elaine) of Asheboro, Kenneth Yates of Randleman, and Tammy Waugh of Asheboro; grandchildren, Talia Tennant, Jennifer Yates, Joshua Yates, Amanda Wery, Jade Yates, Azura Yates, and Giana Yates; 7 great grandchildren; and brothers, Larry Routh (Sally), Ted Routh (Toni), and Marvin Croker (Libby).
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Neil Poole officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memorial Giving, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Mid-Atlantic Affilliate, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.