Ethel Poindexter

F, #2465, b. 7 May 1917, d. 8 June 2009
2nd cousin of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Ethel Poindexter was born on 7 May 1917 at Doucette, Tyler County, Texas.1,2 Ethel Poindexter also went by the name of Moon.1 She was the daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte Poindexter and Vinnie Elizabeth Smyly.2 She married Walter L. Landry.2 She was the informant on the death certificate of Vinnie Elizabeth Poindexter on 27 September 1973 at Tyler County Hospital, 1100 West Bluff, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas.3,4 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Walter L. Landry, on 21 March 2003 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital-Orange, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.5 She died on 8 June 2009 at Woodville Health & Rehab Center, 102 North Beech Street, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas, at age 92 years, 1 month and 1 day.1,6 She was buried on 11 June 2009 at Magnolia Cemetery, North Nellius Street, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas.1,7

Family: Ethel Poindexter and Walter L. Landry


  1. [S1216] Obituaries - East Texas News, online, Ethel Landry.
  2. [S97] Buckmaster, Holmes, Lanier & Thurber Family Tree, online
  3. [S1157] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," Vinnie Elizabeth Poindexter, 1973
    name:      Vinnie Elizabeth Poindexter
    death date:      27 Sep 1973
    death place:      Woodville, Tyler, Texas
    gender:      Female
    death age:      83 years
    estimated birth date:      1890
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    father's name:     Samuel Smyly
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    mother's name:     Dessie Freeman
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    film number:      2242915
    digital film number:      4168752
    image number:      2554
    reference number:      81298

    "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 Nov 2012), Vinnie Elizabeth Poindexter, 27 Sep 1973; citing reference 81298, State Registrar Office, Austin, Texas.
  4. [S475] Vinnie E. Poindexter, Cemetery Marker, Egypt Cemetery, County Road 3145, Colmesneil, Tyler County, Texas.
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 119939891 - Walter L. Landry.
  6. [S1138] The Beaumont Enterprise, Obituaries, The Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX, 21 Sep 2011, Hazel Poindexter Blakeney.
  7. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 38160363 - Ethel "Moon" Poindexter Landry.