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  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Enterprise Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Sunday, September 18, 2016
    Our deepest love and sympathy are extended to the Polk family.
    ~ Janice and Will Rogers   Atlanta, GA
  • Friday, September 23, 2016
    My deepest and most heartfelt sympathies to the Polk family. May God bless and comfort you.
    ~ Reginald Hearns   Pelham, AL
Mrs. Evelyn Lucille Dorsey Polk
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     Memorial  services for the late Mrs. Evelyn Lucille Dorsey Polk will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016
at 12 noon at New Hope Baptist Church.  Her family will greet family and friends beginning at 10:00 am followed
by the "Ivy Beyond The Wall" ceremony of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. from 11:15 - 11:45 AM.  The memorial
ceremony will begin promptly at 12 noon.  Burial will be held in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

     Mrs. Polk was preceded in death by her husband, Octavius Douglas Polk, Sr., MD.  A graduate of Howard School in 
Chattanooga, Mrs. Polk furthered her education with bachelors from Fisk University and University of Illinois, and Masters
in Library Science from the University of Michigan in 1946.    She was a long time member of New Hope Baptist Missionary
Baptist Church, a charter member of the graduate Omicron Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and
a founding member of the Meridian Chapter of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club.

     Mrs. Polk, the widow of the late Dr. O. D. Polk, Sr., passed on September 6, 2016 in Madison, MS.  Flowers are welcome.
Contributions may be sent to Dr. O. D. Polk, Sr. and Mrs. Evelyn Dorsey Polk Memorial Scholarship at Meridian Community College
(MCC Foundation, 910 Highway 19N, Meridian, MS 39307) or in memory of Mrs. Evelyn L. Dorsey Polk at Fisk University,
Office of Institutional Advancement (  1000 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208).  

     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Lakeover Funeral Home in Jackson and also Enterprise Funeral Home in
Meridian, MS.