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Edward Poinsett

Obituary Condolences

Family-Placed Death Notice

Edward B. Poinsett "Ed" formerly of Mt. Holly made his transition on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at his home in Demorest, Georgia. Ed was born in S. Toms River, NJ in 1935. He graduated from Mt. Holly HS class of 1953 and joined the USMC in 1954. Following an honorable discharge in 1957, he was employed by IBM in Trenton, NJ as a Customer Engineer. IBM transfered him to Atlanta in 1971 where he joined the Coca-Cola Acct team in 1972 and served as the International Acct Manager 1974-1985. He retired from IBM in 1987 after a 30 year career. He is preceded in death by his son, Bennett Edward Poinsett and his parents Bennett and Marion Poinsett of Mt. Holly, NJ, and is survived by his wife, Betsie H. Poinsett of Demorest, GA; his brother, Richard of Greenville, TN. brother, Laird of Hainesport, NJ; a sister, Sharon Carr of Mt. Holly, NJ. A memorial service for Ed will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Habersham Community Theatre, P.O. Box 846, Clarkesville, GA 30523. Condolences may be sent at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com. Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 4, 2006
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