Marlene Polk

Published 4:51 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012

Marlene Polk, 69, a resident of Isabel, died at 10:21 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Tangi-Pines Nursing Center in Amite.

She was a former employee of Rutter Rex in Franklinton. Born Sept. 24, 1943, she loved riding horses and years ago she was a member of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Posse.

She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Hodges of Richmond, Va.; two granddaughters, Ariel Miller and Olivia Miller; a sister, Shirley Maudine Bascle of Isabel; a brother and sister-in-law, Wade Sr. and Myrna Polk of Isabel; and seven nieces and nephews, Bonita Polk, Robert Polk, John Polk, Joe Polk, Cathy Oncale, Ben Bascle and Adam Bascle.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lastee Polk and Etha Mizell Polk; a brother. Bobby Polk; and nephew, Wade Polk Jr.

Visitation was held Thursday, Dec. 27 at Crain Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until time for the funeral service at noon in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Jeff Mizell officiating. Burial followed in the Isabel Baptist Church Cemetery.

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