NEW MADRID - Edward E. Poynor, 92, died July 7, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 6, 1913, in Big Opening Community, he was the son of the late Edmund and Sally Grissom Poynor.
Six brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: three sons, Eddie Poynor and Teddy Poynor of New Madrid and Freddie Poynor of Panama City, Fla.; four daughters, Barbara Payne of Columbia, Janet Clark of Poplar Bluff, Bonnie Smith of Kewanee and Sally Palmer of New Madrid; one brother, Vernon Poynor of Piedmont; 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. The Rev. Shane Williams will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Craig Smith, Tommy Smith, Luke Poynor, Mark Poynor, Bryan Poynor, Matt Palmer, Marcus Long, Chris Shoffner, Timothy Payne, Tony Payne; and great-grandsons, Jacob Smith, Thorne Smith, Andy Smith, Tyler Smith, Caleb Smith, Jared Deken, Steve Deken, Austin Burton, David Shoffner and Kyle Smith.