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Joan Fay Hamrick Pollock
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1934
Moore County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 2008
Brazoria County
Texas, USA

Joan was the Daughter of David Burton Hamrick (1913-1950) and Illene Faye Argo (1913-1996) who married Jack Edwin POLLOCK (1931-2009) on July 21, 1954.

Joan Pollock was born December 13, 1934, in Dumas, Texas, to David Burton and Ilene Faye Hamrick, and passed away on Friday, August 8, 2008, at her residence with her family and friends by her side.

She was known for lending a helping hand to anyone in need, taking ladies to Wal-Mart on Thursday morning, and sending cards for every occasion to everyone. Joan enjoyed crowds especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas. She was a life time member of the Church of Christ. She was one of the founders and first director for Sweeny Christian School for 14 years, she was also on the board of directors for the Amazing Place.

Special thanks to Tina Jackson, Bee Rozell, Elaine Baker, Carolyn Hensley and Karen Herbert for staying with Joan. Thanks also to the Hospice Care Team; Connie, Andrea, Amy, Cheryl, Kaye, John and our extended church family for all their prayers and support.

Joan leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Jack E. Pollock of Sweeny; one son, David Pollock and his children, Michael and Stephanie; three daughters, Susan Pollock and her children, Dillon- Mage and Coleman; Darla Weekley and husband, Ronald, and their children, Russell and Shaun, Sandra Fields and her daughter, Chassidy; two great-grandchildren, Lillianah and Jaida Skye Pollock; sister, Janice Coleman and her sons, Chuck and Jonathon Fuller; brother and sisters-in-laws, Noel and Darla Sissom and their children Wayne, Dennis, and Vickie; Pat Pollock and daughters, Carolyn and Jamie and Robert and Erlinda Pollock and their children, Robert Jr. and Dee Dee; nephew, Tim Summa; and cousins, Jack Argo and wife, Renee, and Sue Argo.

She was preceded in death by parents, Ilene and David Hamrick; stepfather, Frank Coleman; sister, June Jacobs; grandson, Michael D. Pollock; in-laws, Pat and Thelma Pollock.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, August 9, 2008, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home, West Columbia.

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 11, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at Church of Christ in Sweeny with Nathan Burrow officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jack Argo, Chuck Fuller, Jonathon Fuller, Dillon-Mage Pollock, Coleman Pollock, Aaron Jackson, Shaun Weekley and Russell Weekley.

Honorary pallbearers are Robert Wuscarver, Kelly Moore, Noel Sissom, Pat Pollock, Bud Hensley, Glen Duncan, Newton Martin, David Phillips, Glenn Salyer, Paul Faltisek, Wayne Sissom, Dennis Sissom, Robert Pollock and Robert Pollock Jr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan?s name to the Sweeny Church of Christ Building Fund, Sweeny Christian School or Amazing Place.

Arrangements are under the direction of Baker Funeral Home, 634 S. Columbia Drive, West Columbia, Texas 77486 (979) 345-3232.

Online condolences may be sent by signing the Guest Book at

Published August 9, 2008

Family links: 
  David Burton Hamrick (1913 - 1950)
  Ilene Faye Coleman (1913 - 1996)
  Jack Edwin Pollock (1931 - 2009)
  Joan Fay Hamrick Pollock (1934 - 2008)
  June Lorene Hamrick Jacob (1936 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Sweeny Cemetery
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: Jerry Reeves
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
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Joan Fay <i>Hamrick</i> Pollock
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As for man, his days are like grass;he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more... but we will remember! Gone, but not forgotten ~~~~~~ forever in our hearts...
- Jeanete Lea
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013

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