AUGUSTA, Ga. - Joe C. Pollard departed this life on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Syracuse, NY. Joe has one son that preceded him in death, Joseph B. "Joey" Pollard. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Burden Pollard; eight children, Valerie Joy (Alonzo) Overshown, JoLynne Pollard, Jaynae Jackson, Eugene Jocephus (Ahjfri) Lewis, Miriam (William) Taylor, Kimberly (Amekeco) Brooks, Brian (Nereida) Sales and Sonya Pollard; eight sisters, Deloris Johnson, Thelma Avery, Gwendolyn Pollard, Essie Bryant, Eunice Blanchard, Margaret Choice, Ida Green and Ophelia Carter; two brothers, Leslie (Brenda) Pollard and Lester (Brently) Pollard; mother-in-law, Mary Burden; four sisters-in-law, Mary Newby, Gerina (Waverly) Faison, Ophelia Pollard and Ola Mae Pollard; three brothers-in-law, Willian Allan Johnson, Amos (Diane) Burden and William (Linda) Burden; thirteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends today from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Evans GA, Reverend L. J. Tanksley, pastor. The remains will lie in state at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may visit the family home at Cockatoo Rd., Augusta, GA, or W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta GA 30901 (706)722-6401.
Mays Mortuary - Augusta
1221 JAMES BROWN BLVD.
Augusta, GA 30901
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Nov. 13, 2016