Eliza Jane Polk

Published 9:58 am Monday, December 10, 2018

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at New Life Church of God in Christ for Mrs. Eliza Jane Polk, 91, who died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Jeff Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss.

Elder Thad Easter officiated with interment following in Progress Church of God in Christ Cemetery in Prentiss.

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Eliza Jane Polk was born to the late Green Bryant and Mary Alice Bryant.

She was married to the late Pastor Richard L. Polk and 10 children were brought to their union.

Mrs. Polk served faithfully beside her husband, when he accepted the call to pastor in 1999 at Prog- ress Church of God in Christ.

She continued to serve faithfully until her health declined.

She was preceded in death by three grandchil- dren.

She is survived by her sons, Richard L. Polk Jr., Danny Polk, Pastor Thad Easter, Paul Polk and Mat- thew Polk all of Prentiss; Robert L. Polk of Bassfield and James C. Polk of Ellisville; daughters, Mary Jane Magee, Mary Lou Polk, Mary Ann Polk, Jasmine Middlebrook and Ethel Magee all of Prentiss; 47 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; 52 great great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.