Verna Marie Polk

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Verna Marie Polk, 99, of Nevada, died Saturday, Jan. 20, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Verna was born Aug. 17, 1918, in Richards to Silas and Jessie (Lawrence) Austin. On May 16, 1936, she was married in Nevada to John C. Polk and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, William W. Polk and his wife Maxine, of Fort Scott, and Lonnie A. Polk and his wife Maxine, of Nevada, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Verna was preceded in death by three sisters Ocia Crowe, Mattie Jane Horn and Patsy Patrick; and two brothers, Silas J. Austin Jr. and Bill J. Austin.

A private family committal was held at Moore Cemetery on Monday.

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