John B. Polk

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 6, 2003

A prayer service for John B. Polk of Jackson is 2:30 p.m.,Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home withinterment in Natchez Trace Memorial Park.

Visitation is Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, from 4-7 p.m. and at 12:30p.m. Monday.

Mr. Polk, 77, died Oct. 3 2003 at Hospice Ministries. He wasborn in Simpson County on May 2, 1926.

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He was an entrepreneur in the motion picture industry inMississippi and owned theaters across the state. He was active inmotion picture organizations and served as a volunteer in theAmerican Legion. He was a World War II veteran with the Navy. Hewas a member of the Methodist faith.

Preceding him in death were his sister, Mildred Bramsom, of LongBeach, CA.; and his brothers, James Polk, of Jackson, Robert Polk,of Chicago and Ralph Polk, of Woodbridge, VA.

Survivors are his sisters, Georgia Massey, of Brookhaven, QuidaHancock, of Picayune, and Matt Keith, of Jackson; and a host ofneices and nephews.