HAINES CITY - Polly Day Forbes, 97, of Haines City, FL went to be with the Lord on Aug. 2, 2012 due to natural causes at Consulate Healthcare Center in Winter Haven.
She was born on March 14, 1915 in Douglas, GA to the late Olive and Simon Lott. She married George E. Day January 25, 1930. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church, and was an avid gardener and she loved the beauty the Lord created for us to enjoy, which she truly did. Polly was also an excellent cook, making all the Southern dishes which we all enjoyed. Polly's presence touched and impacted the lives of all who knew here. She will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by: her two husbands, George E. Day (married 63 years) and Al Forbes (married 5years); her son, Danny Day; her daughter, Margaret Savage; four sisters; and one brother.
She is survived by: her daughter, Shirleen Williams of Haines City; step-sons, Tom Forbes and Ed Forbes of New Hampshire and Bill Forbes of Vermont; her sister, Ardelia Smith of Douglas, GA; seven grandchildren, Richard, Brock, Robbie, Shari, Tammie, Daniel and Jennifer; seventeen great-grandchildren; and six, great great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10:00am until 11:00am, Monday, August 6, 2012 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent at www.oakridgefuneralcare.com.
Published in Ledger on August 5, 2012