Mrs. Minnie Lou Polk

Mrs. Minnie Lou Polk, age 93, of Newnan, GA, died at Newnan Health and Rehab on Sept. 11, 2013.

She was born in Evans County, GA, on April 14, 1917, to the late Rufus Griffin and Columbia Morris Griffin.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her son, Ronnie Smith; husband, Merrill Albert Polk; and grandchild, Terri Lovejoy. Surviving are her sons, Billy Smith (Betty) of Savannah and Larry Smith (Lisa Beth) of Richmond Hill; daughters, Gloria Smith of Newnan, Carolyn Sloop (Bill) of Hampton, and Wanda Boss (Jerry) of Woodbury, TN; brother, Ed Griffin (Sallie) of Darien; sisters, Lois Hammock and Laila Hammock, both of Savannah, and Nell Dunn of Graysville, TN; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at .

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, with Dr. George Dillard officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, noon until service time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Affinis Hospice, 37 Calumet Parkway, Suite M200, Newnan, GA 30263.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723

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