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Ina Poindexter Profile

Ina Poindexter
Ina Poindexter
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(Ina Clare Klutz)
c. 32 is born in Covington, Tennessee
? marries young Clarence Poindexter of Mason, Tennessee
50 her son C. T. “Tarry” is born
? her daughter Tandy is born
52 / 53 Poindexter is killed in a car crash when still in his early twenties
? goes to Hollywood
? is signed by Henry Willson
End October 55 she and 14 other actresses are chosen as "WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1956" by a group of veteran actors and actresses, including Ginger Rogers. The other Baby Stars are Fay Spain, 21, Phoenix, Arizona; Barbara Huffman, 21, Tucson, Arizona; Violet Rensing, 24, Berlin, Germany; Dawn Richard, 18, Los Angles, California; Donna Cook, 18, Los Angeles, California; Norma Nillson, 18, Los Angeles, California; Phyllis Applegate, 22, Los Angeles, California; Del-Fin Thursday, 20, Honolulu, Hawaii; Jolene Brand, 21, Baldwin Park, California; Roxanne Arlen, 21, Detroit, Michigan; Lita Milan, 21, Brooklyn, New York; Jewell Lain, 24, Indianapolis, Indiana; Doreen Stevens, 21, Atlantic City, New Jersey; and Barbara Marks, 22, San Diego, California.
December 55 Screen Stories reports that she is a friend of Leigh Snowden; they come from the same hometown. “Universal-International’s new glamour girl, Leigh Snowden, tries successfully to get her and fellow girlfriend Barbara Stuart into the movies.”
? marries Barret Ashley and settles with him in Dyersburg, Tennessee
? her two children with Ashley are born
27 January 04 becomes the widow of Ashley, who dies at age 83 in Dyersburg, Tennessee
06 as Ina Ashley, she resides in Dyersburg, Tennessee
Sources:
Richard Shelton Hendrick, The Lima News, pro.Corbis.com, www.Ancestry.com
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