The Washington Times-Herald

April 21, 2013

Jo Dearmin

Nov. 6, 1930 - April 19, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

ODON — Jo Poindexter Dearmin, 82, passed away Friday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. She was born on Nov. 6, 1930, in Sandborn, to Ives and Hattie (McBride) Poindexter. Jo married Joe Dearmin on Aug. 25, 1999. Jo was a member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington. She retired in 1992 as an office manager for American Consulting Engineers in Indianapolis. Jo is survived by her husband Joe; one son, Steve Simpson of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one daughter, Sydney Simpson (Roger) Pine of Odon; stepson, John Dearmin of Indianapolis; stepdaughter, Priscilla (Tim) Turner of Carmel; one brother, Dr. B.K. (Patty) Poindexter of Bluffton; one sister, Linda Dee (Sandy) Woodruff of Linton; seven stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Jo was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Jeanne Carter, Marjorie Anderson, Patricia Fiscus and Shirley Poindexter. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton, with Father Dennis Latta officiating. Interment will follow at the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon. Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to