She was born on Nov. 29, 1943 in Vincennes to Ives and Hattie (McBride) Poindexter. She married Hugh Edgar Carter on March 6, 1965. He lovingly survives in Franklin.
Other survivors include: daughter, Cassi (Rusty) Mann of Franklin; son, Chris Carter of Trafalgar; granddaughter, Brooke Runyan of Franklin; step-granddaughter, Maggie Mann of Franklin; brother-in-law, Mike McQuinn of Greenwood and sisters, Dee Woodruff of Linton and Jo Dearmin of Odon; and brother, Dr. B.K. Poindexter of Bluffton. She was preceded in passing by her parents and sisters Shirley Poindexter, Patty Ann Fiscus and Marjorie Anderson.
She was a graduate of Sandborn High School. She attended Vincennes University.
Jeanne was a self-employed Interior Designer.
She was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Franklin. In 1963, Jeanne was Miss South West Indiana and participated in the Miss Indiana Pageant in Michigan City, Indiana. Jeanne enjoyed working many years at the election polls. She was an avid gardener.
Rev. David Lee will conduct a service on Saturday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 North Morton Street, (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin.
Friends may call on Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Hopewell Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorial contributions Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Memorial Fund, 677 West State Road 144, Franklin, Indiana 46131.
Online condolences may be received at www.flinnmaguire.com