63 year old Jessie Lee Junior Pollard of Smithville died Monday of a sudden illness at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Baptist and he served in the National Guard for seven years during the Vietnam War. Pollard was also retired from the Carrier Corporation having worked for 36 years. He was also a mechanic. The funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale and Garry Farris will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Pollard was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Lee and Zonnie Luna Pollard; his mother-in-law, Nettie Pack; a sister, Dora Fay Pollard; a brother, Eligah Pollard; and his step-mother, Lissie Pollard. Survivors include his wife of 42- 1/2 years, Faye Pollard of Smithville. Two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Janice Pollard and Jerry and Armenta Pollard all of Smithville. A daughter, Brandy Pack of Smithville. Three grandsons, Alex Pollard, and James and Terry Parker all of Smithville. Four brothers, Edd Pollard of Nashville, William Pollard of Smithville, and Charles and David Pollard of Sparta. A sister, Virgie Young of Smithville. Special nephew, Glen Young of Sparta. Two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Leslie Dyer, Sr. of Morrison and Estill Ferrell of Smithville. Many nieces, nephews, and friends also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Jessie Lee Junior Pollard
Dec 25 2006