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Pointer, Gladys M.

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February 8, 1921 - June 22, 2020

Pointer, Gladys M.

On Monday, June 22, 2020, Gladys M. Pointer, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away at the age of 99. Gladys was born on February 8, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lorenzo D. Stephens, mother, Cora M. Biglow, husband, Rex A. Pointer, brother, Don Stephens, sister, Mary Louise Getz and daughter, Gwen G. Pointer.

Gladys married the love of her life, Rex A. Pointer, in 1945 and was a dedicated military wife. She raised two wonderful children, Gwen G. and Dow W. Pointer. Gladys had a love of books, genealogy, and photography. Her greatest love were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was known by all for her grace, politeness, and generosity.

She is survived by her son, Dow W. Pointer, daughter in law, Dorothy N. Pointer, grandson, Keif Henley, granddaughter, Kara J. Wood and husband Monty, granddaughter, Dyani N. Merkley and husband Matthew, great grandchildren, Mason R. Wood, Keilee N. Merkley and Crosby T. Merkley.

A small graveside service will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11:00 am at Restland Cemetery, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75243.

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Scott Lance

June 27, 2020 1:19PM

I just wanted to say what a blessing it has always been to be great nephew to Rex and Gladys Pointer. I stayed with them a short time when I moved to Dallas not long after college. Aunt Gladys always had a smile even though she lived with terrible physical pain. She was always quick to good wit. I liked swimming with her. God bless her and I will see her again one day.


Sue Featherston Sims

June 26, 2020 1:29PM

Have great memories of Rex, Gladys, and Gwen. Rest In Peace


Joann Lucas

June 26, 2020 1:05PM

Prayers for all of you