Amanda  Pointer


JACKSONVILLE - Amanda Pointer, age 43, of Jacksonville, passed away on June 8, 2019, in Tyler. She was born May 7, 1976, in Freeport, Texas.
Amanda had a true love and passion for music. She enjoyed singing and acting at the Community Theater in Rusk and with The Ambassadors at Lon Morris College. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She worked at Rusk State Hospital as a life skills teacher, as well as a special needs teacher assistant at Jack Elementary. Amanda had a passion to care for animals she found on the street.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Pointer and a daughter, Kaia.
Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Paula Tuck and husband Gerald of Jacksonville; daughter, McKenna Pointer of Jacksonville; a granddaughter, Amari Grace Pointer of Jacksonville. Her brothers and sisters-in-law are Richard and Gina Pointer, Aaron and Jaclyn Pointer, Jared and Christina Pointer, Terry Yates and Kelly Yates. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a second mother, KK.
A funeral service is scheduled at 1 o'clock in the afternoon Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Bullard. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Burial services will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Jozye Cemetery in Madisonville, TX. Rick Graff and Bishop Brian Brems will officiate. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
Pallbearers will be Terry Yates, Richard Pointer, Aaron Pointer, Jared Pointer, Brad Bryant, Michael Yates, Matt Yates and Mitchell Yates.
Published on June 11, 2019
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3 posts

Emily dosser
Jun 14, 2019
I just can't find the word's this hurt my heart she was the sweetest person I've ever met. I will forever remember Her kindness! And her beautiful singing voice. Another angel taken to early
jovanna johnson
Jun 12, 2019
im so shocked and sorry to hear this i really liked her and will miss her
Jun 11, 2019
Amanda was always so sweet and kind always spoke to me and my son Jacob I love you McKinney you will always be in my prayers