Bennie Polk

Published 2:59 pm Friday, June 19, 2015

Funeral services were held Monday June 15, 2015, at New Chapel Pentecostal Church in Collins, for Mr. Bennie Bond Polk, age 85, who passed away on June 11 at his residence in Prentiss. Rev. Rodney Bankens and Rev. Albert Reid officiated. Interment followed at New Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Nathan Thurman, Kyle Thurman, Andy Polk, Anthony Polk, Toby Smith and Tommy Wayne Crosby.

Bennie was born May 31, 1930, in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He was the son of Bennie Polk and Gracie Terrell. He worked as a farmer for Brown-Miller Pickle Co. in Prentiss and also served as Jefferson Davis County Supervisor (Beat 4) for four terms.

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He is survived by his daughter, Sandi Burnett (Nick) of Carbondale, IL; three sons, Randy Polk, Ricky Polk and Dale Polk all of Prentiss; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

His parents, wife, two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

Saulters-Moore Funeral Services of Prentiss handled all arrangements.