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Mary Gwendolyn Kearse Polk

  • Birth 11 Oct 1922 Hampton County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 8 May 2002 Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Crocketville, Hampton County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 50549047

Mrs. Gwendolyn Kearse Polk, of Hampton, the widow of the late William E. Polk, departed this life on the evening May 8, 2002, in Beaufort, after an extended illness.

Born October 11, 1922 in Hampton County, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Kearse and Maggie Bishop Kearse.

Mrs. Polk was a homemaker and was a member of the Harmony Presbyterian Church in Crocketville.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, William Gerald and Caryl C. Polk of Hampton; one sister, Lucille K. Hiers of Columbia; two grandchildren, Sheryl P. Wilson of Simpsonville and W.G. (Jerry) Polk of Walterboro; four great-grandchildren, Lauren Paige Wilson, Andrew Michael Wilson, Ashlyn Kate Polk and Brandon Tyler Polk.

She was predeceased by one brother, Warren Kearse.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Harmony Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Carolyn Matthews with burial following in the Crocketville Cemetery.

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  • Added: 1 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50549047
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Gwendolyn Kearse Polk (11 Oct 1922–8 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50549047, citing Crocketville Cemetery, Crocketville, Hampton County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Just another taphophile (contributor 46513469) .