August 4, 1944 - January 9, 2017
Thomson, GA - One beautiful soul, mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt that loved Jesus, her family and friends. Mrs. Rachel B. Poythress, loving wife of Mr. Meyers Eugene Poythress, entered into rest on Monday, January 9, 2017, at their residence. She is survived by her husband, Meyers Eugene Poythress; her nine children, Deanna Boykin (Alex), Jerry Whitaker (Teresa), Machell Whitaker, Mitchell Whitaker, Christian Whitaker, William Whitaker, Ruby Whitaker, Maryann Hutcheson (Steven), Krystal Groover (Scott) and Kevin Poythress (Lyndsey); her Loving Grandchildren: Kristi Brooke Bacon (James), Alicia Anne Echeveria(Gabriel), Brittany Aleece Wallace(Bobby), Kyle Johnson, Christopher, Devon Jones(Clifford),Seth Whitaker, Dixie Whitaker, Hannah Smith; Great Grandchildren, Tanner James Wallace, Jay, Evangeline Wallace, Eliana Wallace. She loved all her grand babies. Rachel was a longtime member of the Southern Gospel Music Association. Her music ministry was called The Master’s Will. You could hear her beautiful voice singing on the Dearing Full Gospel Bible Hour radio program weekly or helping with services at local personal care homes and nursing homes. A service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Norris Chapel Congregational Holiness Church at 11:00 AM with the Reverend Jimmy Richardson and the Deacon Jerry Rockefeller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. If so desired, memorials may be made Norris Chapel Church, PO Box 211 Dearing, GA 30808.
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