Janice (Hopkins) Poynter

April 10, 1952 ~ March 31, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Janice Lynn Poynter, 70, of Harlan, KY passed away on Friday, March 31, 2023, at her home due to an extended illness. She was born on April 10, 1952 in Harlan. Janice retired from Kentucky Vocational and Rehabilitation after working for 26 years. She believed in the Christian Faith, attended Liggett Baptist Church and an avid animal lover.

She is preceded in death by her father, Eugene “Hoppy” Hopkins and her brother, Mark Hopkins.

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband, Pete Poynter, her mother, Evelyn Fultz Hopkins, her loving daughter, Rachel & fiancé Matthew Thacker, and her fur baby, Milo Poynter. A host of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday April 2, 2023, at 3PM in the Chapel of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home with Rev. Sean Daniels officiating.

Janice’s visitation will also be on Sunday from 1-3PM at the funeral home.

Private burial services will be held at Resthaven Cemetery on Monday.

Pallbearers will be Steven Hatfield, Bob Rhea, Bob Rutherford, Matthew Thacker, Jim Moore, James Slusher, Henry Belcher and Honorary Pallbearer will be Butch Smith.                                     

 In lieu of flowers please make donation to the Harlan County Humane Society 420 Tway Hollow Harlan, KY 40831or to The Animal Rescue Site by Greater Good ( )

On behalf of the staff of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family during their time of bereavement.

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April 2, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound St
Harlan, KY 40831

Funeral Service
April 2, 2023

3:00 PM
Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound St
Harlan, KY 40831


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