Martine Yaughn Pollack, age 89, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, GA. She was born, November 26, 1923, in Houston County, Georgia to the late Willie Lee and Exie Elizabeth Evett Yaughn. She was a member of Double Heads Baptist Church and a former member of the Sylvania First Baptist Church where she was active in the John Pollack Women's Missionary Union group and the Virginia Sunday School Class.
Her husband, the Rev. John M. Pollack, preceded her in death several years ago. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Willette Y. Rowell, 2 Half-Sisters, and 2 Brothers.
Survivors include, 2 Daughters and a Son-in-Law, Patricia Pollack of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Sharon and Craig Armell of Charlotte, Vermont, 2 Sons and Daughters-in-Law, John David and Nancy Pollack of Morehead City, North Carolina and Jimmy and Gail Pollack of Sylvania, A Half-Sister, Martha Walker of Cairo, Georgia, 11 Grandchildren, 18 Great-Grandchildren and Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at Double Heads Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Joyner officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Grandsons and Nephews of Mrs. Pollack. Honorary pallbearers were members of the John Pollack WMU group and the Virginia Sunday School Class of Sylvania First Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Double Heads Baptist Church, c/o Jimmy Pollack, Treasurer, 653 Scarboro Highway, Sylvania, GA 30467.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstrickland waters.com