Image

Willis Pointer

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Willis Pointer

Image

February 8, 1931
to
December 24, 2018

Rev. Willis Pointer 87 (better known as Shane),departed his life peacefully and courageously on Monday December 24, 2018. Willis was the sixth child ,born to Earnest and Lulu Pointer on February 8, 1931. He proceededing death by his wife, Eloise Pointer, daughter Gwen, Boston, adopted daughter Annette Boston, two brothers, Ernest Elmer and Leon Pointer; three sisters, Savanna Dorrough, Florida Green and Lula Mae Gordon.Willis attended Merrill High in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and later moved to Kansas City, Mo. Willis was truly a born-again believer starting from an early age. He confessed his hope in Jesus Christ daily. He loved Christian Music deeply, he later started a group The Son of harmony with his son Jerry and cousin James Young. He sang at work, in the car or anytime he felt the need to give God praise.Willis worked at various companies such as, Independence Stove, Clay and Bailey, and Saxton. He also ran his own business, Pointer N Sons Maintenance.Willis met and married the “the love of his life” Eloise Pointer with whom he remain faithful for 64 years.He leaves this earthly soil two children Jerry and Donald and two adopted daughters, Catherine Grant and Delia King. One sister, Mildred Kelly. Daughter-in-law lolly Pointer; Two-sister-in- laws Sybyl Pointer and Louise Young; Two grandsons DeAndre Pointer and Terrance Blake; Three granddaughters; Merideth Watson, Tysala Tyler and Quiana Pointer.He also leaves behind many family members that he helped raise; Robert Cullen and DeAndre Pointer. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Location:

Spruce St. Matthew Baptist Church

2208 E 55th St, Kansas City, MO 64130

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at
11:00 AM

Location:

Spruce St. Matthew Baptist Church

2208 E 55th St, Kansas City, MO 64130

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Park Lawn Cemetery

Kansas City, MO

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500