On Monday, December 4, 2017 God touched her and called her home. She was a graduate of Andrean H.S. She received Post Secondary Degrees from Purdue University, Calumet College and Indiana Wesleyan University. She was an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Tonda is a member of Greater Grace Baptist Church. Tonda taught at Pierce Middle School, Merrillville, IN where she was fondly known as Ms. 'P'. She also worked seasonally for Carson's Department Store. She leaves to cherish her memories parents Ronald and Geneva Poindexter; sister & brother-in-law Marnita and Terrell Taylor; nephew Brandon (Sheretta) Taylor and niece Marissa Taylor and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and many, many friends. Visitation Friday, December 8, 2017 from 12 noon to 8:00 p.m. Family hours 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services Saturday, December 9, 2017 viewing from 9-10:00 a.m. Services at 10:00 a.m all services at Greater Grace Church 269 W. 57th Ave. Pastor Rodney C. Griffin Jr. officiating. Merrillville, Indiana. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
Published in Post-Tribune from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2017.