Mrs. Polly Henderson Myrick, age 101 years young, of Gainesville, previously of Decatur, Ga., passed away peacefully at her home on April 5, 2014.|
Polly was born in Aerial, Habersham County, Ga., on Sept. 15, 1912. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Berry "TB" and Zora Conley Henderson of Sautee-Nacoochee, Ga. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, C.C. "Kip" Myrick of Decatur; her sisters, Nellie Vandegriff, Jessie Owenby, Addie Wright and Mary Lula Davidson; her brothers, Thomas Berry "Bon" Henderson Jr., John Conley Henderson, and Henry Howard "Snooks" Henderson. She is survived by a number of very special nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 9, 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Park North Riverside in Gainesville with internment and graveside service in Decatur City Cemetery on Thursday, April 10, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Jerry Gill of Lakewood Baptist Church officiating.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to her wonderful caregivers Anita Akins, Brenda Tanner, and Joy Underwood Denton. Also thank you to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Gainesville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 115, Gainesville, GA 30501, or
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501, 770-297-6200, or for those who desire, online condolences at www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Apr. 8, 2014