Armil Hulen Poynter

Armil Hulen Poynter

Armil Hulen Poynter died on Monday, May 14, 2018, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven, Mississippi. He was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Ozark, Arkansas, to Virgil and Mollie Poynter. He was married for 62 years to Nancy and they lived their life in Brickeys, where they raised four children.

Armil was a loving, caring husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing to his family. He was a generous man. He never met a stranger and he always had a smile and a joke to tell. Armil loved the land and was a farmer the majority of his life. He enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. He served as an elder in the Hughes Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for many years. He loved his spiritual brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; four brothers; and one sister. He is survived by one daughter, Debbie Poynter of Mississippi; and three sons, Lynn Poynter and Troy Poynter of Brickeys, Clifton Poynter (Angela) of Northwest Arkansas; four grandchildren, Lynn Poynter II, Wes Dillard, Megan Poynter Hobelmann (Andrew) and Chelsea Poynter; eight-great grandchildren; one brother, Dean Poynter and a sister-in- law, Sue Poynter (Cecil).

Memorial services will be held at Roller Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis, Arkansas Thursday, May 17, at 11 a.m. Online condolences can be made at