Geneva Earlene (Poynter) Grass

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Geneva Earlene (Poynter) Grass, age 85, New Castle resident, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.

She was born November 2, 1929 in Keiser, Arkansas a daughter of the late Earl and Necie (Crews) Cater.

She had resided in New Castle most of her life, and was a Beautician, owning and operating her own shop in Spiceland, Indiana for many years. She was a 1948 graduate of New Castle High School.

Left to cherish her loving memory include, 1 daughter, Brenda Hembree (husband Jim) of Spiceland, Indiana; 2 granddaughters, Amy McKown (husband Mike) of New Castle, Indiana and Melissa Mondrush (husband Steve) of Spiceland, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Addy and Blake McKown of New Castle, Indiana, and Drew, Sam, Owen, and Emma Mondrush of Spiceland, Indiana; 1 brother, Bobby Cater of Knoxville, Tennessee; nieces, Pam Thompson (husband Barry) of Seymour, Tennessee and Cindy Smith (husband Allen) of Mays, Indiana; nephew, Terry Cater of New Castle, Indiana; also several great-nieces, great nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by, her parents; 1 sister, Louise Cater; first husband, Joe Poynter; and second husband, Dale Grass.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the funeral home, with Reverend Eric Haler officiating. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery in New Castle.

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Memorial donations may be made to The New Castle Community Foundation (700 South Memorial Drive, New Castle, Indiana 47362). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


Courtesy of the Courier Times.