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1947 KENNY 2024


October 2, 1947 — April 10, 2024

A time to be born - Mr. Kenny L. Polk born to the late Jesse Polk and Elise Berkley Polk on October 2, 1947 in Henderson Texas.

A time to learn - Mr. Kenny Polk, attended Goldberry and Henderson High school.

A time for  family – On June 14th, 1967, Kenny married the love of his life, Clara Mae Okray  of    56 years.

A time to work – Mr. Kenny Polk worked at Henderson Lumber Company at an early age until he moved to Dallas Texas, where he continued to work for Leo Concrete for 40 years.

A time for hobbies – Mr. Kenny Polk, loved  to go fishing and to watch his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys.

A time to mourn – Kenny was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Jesse Polk and Elese Berkeley Polk, as well as his cherished siblings: Jesse Polk Jr., Dewey Polk, J.B. Polk, Hayward Polk, Clyde Polk, Ruby Smith, and Opal Proctor.

A time of transition – Mr. Kenny Polk departed this life on Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, surrounded by the comforts of his residence in Dallas, Texas. He leaves behind a legacy cherished by his devoted wife, Clara Mae Polk. Among those who will hold his memory dear are his two sisters, Ethal Proctor and Mary Joe Polk, both of Dallas, Texas, as well as a loving nest of nephews, nieces, and a broad community of relatives and friends who were touched by his kindness and warmth.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, April 18, 2024

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Graveside for KENNY LEE POLK

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Big Springs Cemetery

, Henderson, TX

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