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Carla R. Sain Poindexter

January 16, 1968 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 52)


Carla Renee Sain Poindexter, aka “Nana”, 52, formerly of South Bend, Indiana, and lived in Tennessee for over 30 years passed away January 28, 2020.

Carla was born January 16, 1968 in South Bend, Indiana, to  Charles E. Eppenger and Lavada Poindexter who both preceded her in death; along with a brother, Charles E. Eppenger Jr.; sisters-in-law: Jacquelyn Renee Parker Moore and Sara Robinson Eppenger; aunt: Dorothy “Dot” Gentry, Harriet Eppenger, and Ernestine Eppenger.

Carla received her GED from South Bend Community School Corporation and graduated from beauty college as a certified beautician. She worked two years for Lippert Components and DHL as a fork lift driver. She attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Her passions were music, gardening, dancing, fishing, cooking, doing hair, knitting and a avid Tennessee Titans fan.

Carla leaves to cherish her memory one son, Jamarius Sain; three sisters: Marvita (David) Robinson of Jackson, Tennessee, Valenda (H.K.) Wilson of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Towanna Eppenger of Detroit, Michigan; four brothers: Terrence Eppenger, Andre Moore, Trevon Eppenger and Vance Moore; aunts: Sheree Eppenger, Diana (Jesse) Winston, Brenda (Lionel) Johnson and Wilehemia Eppenger, Agnes Davis and Earlene Taylor of South Bend, Indiana; uncles: Adolphus Eppenger of Louisville, Kentucky, Alonzo Poindexter of South Bend, Indiana, David (Terry) Poindexter of Indianapolis, Indiana, Michael Poindexter and Calvin Poindexter both of South Bend, Indiana; aunts: Delores Chambliss of Texas, Christina Pfeifer and Linda Poindexter and Shelia Taylor of Arizona; cousins: Carolyn (Rocky) Holder, Elizabeth “T.T.” Alexander of Gallatin, Tennessee, Darlene White of Indianapolis, Indiana; special friends: Petricia Jones, Devin Jones and Lorenzia Junior, all of Nashville, Tennessee; her landlord, Bob Williams of Portland, Tennessee; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

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Memorial Service
February 16, 2020

5:00 PM
Alford's Mortuary Chapel
1222 Napier Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601

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