Polly Harrington Rabalais
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Polly Harrington Rabalais
  • August 24, 1939 - November 13, 2010
  • Mississippi

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Polly Harrington Rabalais, 71, of Clinton, MS died peacefully at her home Saturday, November 13, 2010.

Polly was the daughter of Irvin and Thelma Harrington, and was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi. She graduated from Hinds Junior College in 1959 and MSCW in 1961 and later received her Master's Degree in P.E. from Ole Miss. She met and married Michael J. Rabalais while both were teaching at Hinds and they were happily married for 39 years. Physical fitness was a passion in her life and she enjoyed playing and coaching golf and running in 5k races. She participated in the MS Senior Olympics and the National Senior Olympics. She was an active member of Raymond Road Baptist Church. Polly was a tremendous encourager to those around her and had a servant's heart. She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed by her family and friends.

She leaves behind her brother, Toby Harrington, of California; a daughter, Karen Gill and husband (Jack) of Round Hill, VA; a son, Kevin Rabalais and wife (Missy) of Raymond, MS; grandchildren Trevor, Brittany, J.T., Caleb, Sarah, Dessie, and J.D.; and great grand-child Keifer.

Services will be held at Raymond Road Baptist Church on Thursday, November 18 with visitation at 12:30 and the service at 2:00. Visitation will also be held at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton on Wednesday, November 17 from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials can be made to Raymond Road Baptist Church, Hinds Community College or Hospice Ministries.

Online guestbook - www.wrightferguson.com,