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January 6, 1946 ~ February 9, 2022 (age 76)




      Sylvania – James “Jimmy” Merrill Pollack, age 76, of Sylvania, and husband of Gail Freeman Pollack, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, February 9, 2022, at his home.

     Jimmy was born January 6, 1946, in Perry, Georgia, to the late John Merrill Pollack and the late Martine Yaughn. He was a Deacon of Wades Baptist Church and a veteran of the US Navy. He loved the Lord and singing His praises. Jimmy loved his family, photography, and golf.

     In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his brother, David Pollack.

     Survivors include his loving wife, Gail Pollack; son, Joseph Peatross; daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie & Joe Mallard and Lisa & Mike Cox; sisters and brother-in-law, Patricia Pollack, Sharon & Craig Armell; grandchildren, Ridge Mallard, Rachel Laurin Peatross, Kathryn Cox, Jaylee Mallard, Lindsay Peatross, Kodie Mallard, John Davis Cox and Jenna Cox; 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

     Visitation will take place Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 12:30 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Wades Baptist Church.

     The funeral service will be held Saturday, at 2:00 P.M., at Wades Baptist Church with Pastor Terry B. Joyner officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Double Heads Baptist Church Cemetery.  

     Active Pallbearers: Kodie Mallard, John Davis Cox, Ridge Mallard, Mike Cox, Joe Mallard, Jay Derriso

     Honorary Pallbearers: Danny Anderson, Benny Jeffers, Jerome Dent, Carlton Robbins, Lynn Derriso

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wades Baptist Church, Attn: Becky Anderson, P.O. Box 55, Dover, Georgia 30424

     Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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