Mary Kathryn Poyner

February 22, 1929 – June 9, 2021

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Kathryn Poyner, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Pinnacle of Oxford Personal Care Home in Oxford, MS. She was born February 22, 1929 to Thomas Holland Johnson and Jessie Long Johnson. Kathryn was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, flowers, watching birds, shopping and cooking for her family.

Graveside services will be at 3:30 PM, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Jernigan Cemetery, with Rev. David Barnett and Rev. David Hamilton officiating. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.

Survivors include her daughter, Jan Robbins (Laine) of Hurricane, MS; her son, Ronald Leggett (Patsy) of Pontotoc, MS; a sister, Emma Lou Bailey of Clarksdale, MS; four grandchildren, Joy Murphy (David) of FL, Kim Daniels (Chris) of Pontotoc, MS, Greg Robbins (Whitney) of Pontotoc, MS and Scott Robbins (Misty) of FL; eight great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Louis Leggett and Cecil Poyner; four sisters and three brothers.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

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