December 31, 1928 - December 8, 2017
Maurine Cox Pollard, 88, of Tyler, Texas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 8, 2017.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234, with Rev. Paul Drewry and Dr. Rick Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 – 3:00 pm prior to the service. Interment will be at 11:00 am on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Hilltop Memorial Park Cemetery, 1810 N. Perry Road, Carrollton, Texas 75006.
Maurine was born in Farmers Branch, Texas, to the late W. L. (Bill) Cox and Vera Mae Vincent. She graduated from Carrollton High School. She was a homemaker , a physician’s assistant, and was employed by Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Dallas Baptist University, and Sears .
Maurine was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who spent countless hours, over the span of over 70 years, attending and supporting youth sporting events even up through November 10, 2017. She was active in Little League, PTA, and First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch. She was an active member of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler since 1996 and spent the last twenty plus years enjoying the many activities of her great-grandchildren. Mimi pulled many baby teeth, taught many little hands to sew, and laughed with and encouraged many hearts along the way.
Maurine is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, G. W. (Dub) Pollard; brothers, Robert Cox and Murrell (Nubbin) Cox; and sons, Tommy Pollard and Donny Pollard.
She is survived by one sister, Charline Shehane; daughter, Judy and Paul Drewry; son, David and Carole Pollard; granddaughters, Julie and John Westberry, and Heather Pollard and Mitch Wright; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Charlie Cox, Harold Scott, Jerry Shehane, Clay Westberry, Clint Westberry, and John Westberry.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75701 or (Judy’s employer) Smith County Champions for Children, 4883 Hightech Dr., Tyler, TX 75703.
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