Breckenridge, Stephens Co., Texas
Thursday, Dec. 30, 1948
Pioneer Woman of Palo Pinto Co. Dies Here
Mrs. JANIE ADALINE POLK, 86, pioneer resident of Palo Pinto, passed away Wednesday night at the home of a daughter, Mrs. R. J. SPERRY, 512 West Hullum. She was born Feb. 2, 1962 in Missouri and came to Palo Pinto in an ox wagon in 1877, lived there until recently, when she came to Breckenridge to be with her son DICK POLK and Mrs. Sperry. Her husband, P. P. POLK, passed away in 1905. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Palo Pinto over 50 years.
Mrs. Polk is survived by children: three daughters, Mrs. ALTA COUCH of Sulphur, Oklahoma; Miss ALVA POLK of Palo Pinto and Mrs. SPERRY of Breckenridge; sons, EMMETT POLK of Carlsbad, N. M., BEAUFORD POLK of Payson, Arizona; DICK POLK of 512 North Breckenridge Ave.; VANCE POLK of Sulphur, Okla., W. E. POLK of Superior, Arizona, and FINIS POLK of Mineral Wells. There are 16 grandchildren adn 11 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. EMMA MCQUARRY of Fort Worth and Mrs. NAOMA WILSON of Butler, Missouri.
Funeral plans will be announced from the Kiker Funeral Home depending on arrival of children.
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