Person:Derwood Pollard (1)

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Name Derwood Eulee Pollard
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 Oct 1922 Booneville, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States
Census[1] 1930 Tippah, Mississippi, United States
Military[4] 23 Dec 1940 Pemiscot, Missouri, United StatesInfantry
Death[2] 24 Apr 1987 Salem Station, Marion, Oregon, United States
Burial[2] 29 Apr 1987 Latanache Baptist Church Cemetery, Batchelor, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States

Died 5:48 p.m. Friday, April 24, 1987, in Salem, Ore. He was 64, a native of Mississippi and resident of Batchelor. He was a farmer and beekeeper and retired Angola State Penitentiary employee. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Visiting at Niland's Funeral Home, New Roads, 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. Visiting at Latanache Baptist Church, Batchelor, 1 p.m. Wednesday until religious services at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Elwood Crews. Burial in church cemetery.

Survived by wife, Flora Starnes Pollard; mother, Letha Carpenter Pollard, Booneville, Miss.; three daughters, Janie Farris, Parkin, Ark., Anna Ree Barr, Simmesport, and Deloma Howell, Kenai, Alaska; five sons, Phillip Pollard, Earle, Ark., Mark Pollard, Salem, Ore., Freddie Pollard, Kenai, Douglas Pollard, Parkin, and Donnie Pollard, Batchelor; eight sisters; six brothers; and 18 grandchildren.

Preceded in death by father, Marcus B. Pollard.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tippah, Mississippi, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Roll 1167, Page 4A.

    Marcus B Pollard, Enumeration District 13, farmer
    Marcus B Pollard, M age 26, Letha L Pollard, F age 24, Durward E Pollard, M age 7, William S Pollard (Sidney), M age 6, Clela Verlene Pollard, F age 5, Atriss L Pollard, F age 3, Nancy N Pollard, F age 2, Q. D. Pollard, M age 11 mos.

  2. 2.0 2.1 Find A Grave.

    FAG #50343074

  3.   Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).
  4. United States. National Archives and Records Administration (ARC # 1263923). World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. (2002).

    Enlisted in Pemiscot, Missouri, 23 Dec 1940