Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be an hour prior to service time. Entombment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Moline. Memorials may be made to the family to establish a fund for the grandchildren.
Mary was born July 28, 1933, in Alton, Ill., the daughter of Arthur Lee and Jessie Steward Poindexter. She married Marvin "Pickle" Maurice Carroll in Alton. He died March 3, 2007.
Mary retired from TACOM at the Rock Island Arsenal on Jan. 5, 1998. She attended Christ the King Catholic Church in Moline and was a member of the Red Hat and Garden Clubs at In Touch, also in Moline.
She enjoyed crafts, gardening, blues and bowling. She was known as "GG" to her great-grandchildren. She was mothering to all and loved her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Yolanda (Dr. Nnamal Pascal Patrick) Ezeugwu, Rock Island; grandchildren, Tanya Dechelle Carroll, Olekachi (Rainee) Jean Thomas, Chioma Mariellen Ezeugwu and Nnamal Pascal Patrick Ezeugwu Jr.; great-grandchildren, Victor, Leroy and Jonathan Koontz, David Artis Jr., and Kyndra Mae Jourdan; sister, Elizabeth (Robert) Jean Teague, Alton; brothers, James Poindexter, Rock Island, Ronald (Alice) Poindexter, Alton, and Reid (Carole) Poindexter, Las Vegas, Nev.; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by Pickle; her parents; sister, Charlotte Fallon; brother, Arthur Poindexter Jr.; and an infant sister.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.
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