Ora Louise Strickland Polk
Ora Louise Strickland Polk
  • August 11, 1925 - May 29, 2010
  • Mississippi

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Ora Louise Strickland Polk, 84, of Raymond, died Saturday, May 29, 2010 in Pearl. A graveside service is scheduled for today, Monday, May 31, 2010 at Cockrum United Methodist Church Cemetery at 10:30 AM. The visitation was held
Sunday, May 30, 2010, from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Raymond, MS.

Mrs. Polk, a homemaker, has been a resident of Raymond since 1961 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Raymond and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a former member of the Culture Club and was active with the Girl Scouts.

Mrs. Polk was preceded in death by her husband Horace H. Polk. She was survived by two sons, James D. Polk and wife Gay of Terry and Buell D. Polk and wife Sherry of Raymond; two daughters Lou Ann Askew and husband Sid of Raymond and Carol P. Ridgway of Brandon; a sister Ann S. Riales of Byhalia; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grand children.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to The Cockrum Cemetery Fund, 10724 Holly Springs Road, Independence, MS 38638.