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“I can not express enough the joyous days I spent with your mom and her asking me "What have you been dong today Geraldine?" And of Course the days...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Geraldine Montgomery - Marion, VA

“Praying that God will strengthen you and your family during this difficult time and throughout the days ahead. We love you. Mary Elizabeth and family...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Elizabeth Braxton - VA

“So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our love and sympathy. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Doug & Deb Tuell - Chilhowie, VA

“Mary and i are sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Polk. What a great lady and great family. Glad she was part of our life. She will certainly be...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: richard ryan - ELIZABETHTON, TN

“To the members of the Polk Family:We offer deepest sympathy from:the Friendship Baptist Church of Johnson City, TN.Mom Polk, as I affectionately...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Rev. Lester D. Lattany - TN

“Family, your dear love one is in God's loving arms. May you have peace. Carolyn, you have my heartfelt sympathy. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Constance Alexander - TN

“Hey guys, I was saddened this morning to learn of your recent loss of your mom. Your family is a big part of my memories from growing up in Chilhowie...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Little - Radford, VA

“Deborah and family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Ms Evelyn, and know your hearts are broken at this time. Psalm 30:5, Weeping may endure...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: ANNA EURY - bristol, TN - Friend

“I was so sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. I remember her always as that beautiful lady with the lovely smile. I pray your sweet memories of...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn Carter-Howard - DC

“Dear Dennis, Debbie and family, We offer our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Judy Stamper and Sharon Stamper Armstrong - VA

“May your cherished memories comfort you today and always as you grieve the loss of your loved one. With sincere sympathy. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Debbie Foster - Emory, VA

“Sending heartfelt condolences to the entire Polk family. Jackie, from the way that you always spoke of your Mom, she was clearly a wonderful woman...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Gail Johnson - Richmond, VA

“We were so saddened to learn of Mrs. Polk's passing. She was such a sweet soul whose kindness touched everyone around her. Our deepest sympathy and...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & Jeanne Martin Haulsee - VA

“If you wanted to know the truth about something just ask Evelyn Polk. She was loved by many and will surely be missed. ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Darlyne Creecy - Chicago, IL

“May the Lord comfort the family during this most difficult time. Prayers and charity to All. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Mike Henegar - Glade Spring

“To the family of Evelyn Marie Polk,I am sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Carolyn Lowe Beamer and Family ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Candace Fleming - Desoto, TX

“So sorry for this families loss. Pray god will wrap his loving arms around each of you in the days ahead and give you peace, strength and comfort....Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Randy Miller - Chilhowie, VA

“With Sympathy,and love. May God Bless, Keep, Comfort,Strengthen you all. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Joan 1602 Scranton Ave. Front Royal, VA 22630 - VA

“Weaver and I were so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a lovely and sweet woman and a good Mama to you all. You certainly were...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Vicky & Weaver Cole - Chilhowie, VA

“My love is with you all at thus most difficult. Please stay strong and know that God will carry you through this time. You will be together again. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Mickie (Michelle) Lacy - Richmond, VA

“Dear Dennis, Debra, Crystal and families...please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time...may God give you sweet memories,...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy Sturgill Duncan - VA


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Evelyn L. Polk, 88, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on July 20, 2020, at her home with her family by her side.Evelyn was born on December 31st, 1931, in Chilhowie, Va., to the late Beverly and Mary Alice Lomans. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Chilhowie, Va. She served as the Mother of the Church, and the Secretary of the Sunday School. Evelyn was married to the late Ballard Polk Jr.She is survived by eight children, Dennis and Vivian Polk, Raymond Polk (Michelle Mayberry), Tim Polk (Candace Miller), Deborah and Gary Montgomery of Chilhowie, Va., Crystal Polk of Batavia, N.Y., Carolyn and Danny Williams of Johnson City, Tenn., Sandra and Eddie Branch of Chilhowie, and Jacqueline Polk of Richmond, Va.; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Betty Roberts of Front Royal, Va.; two sisters-in-law, Georgia Polk of Plum Creek, and Odessa Lomans of Chilhowie, Va., as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a host of cousins.Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the stage in the Chilhowie Town Park with the Rev. Dwayne Mabry officiating. Burial will follow at the Chilhowie Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2020, at the First Baptist Church in Chilhowie. To make condolences to the family online please visit www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. The family would like to thank Hospice Care, Dr. Tambi, and Dr. Murphy of Ballad Health and the hospice nurses. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Polk family.