Shirley M. Polk

The Memorial Service for Shirley M. Polk, 84, Lawrence will be 1:00 p.m. Monday December 28th at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mrs. Polk died Monday December 21st at Brandon Woods. She was born April 30, 1936 in Wichita, Ks. the daughter of Eugene and Florence Lydick. She married Raymond Polk of Douglas, Ks. on April 20, 1954. He passed in 2012.

Survivors include sons Michael Polk, Gregory Polk, daughter Sara Joseph and husband Marc all of Lawrence. Grandchildren Jackie Hout and husband Jeff, Josie Polk, Emma Joseph and two great grandchildren.

Mrs. Polk will lay in state Sunday 9am to 8pm.

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence KS 66044.

The Monday service will be outdoors, dress casual and warm.

Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com

Messages & Condolences

From Howard, Bob...

Mike and rest of family, so sorry to hear of your mothers passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you

From mike brady...

mike and greg so sorry for your loss she was a very nice lady and i am sure she will be missed.

From Treni Westcott...

Greg, Mike and family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Shirley well, but she left an impact. What a wonderful and kind woman she was.

From Cindy and Allen Hout...

Shirley was a wonderful person. Always enjoyed the conversation we had. She will be missed by many.

From George Catt, Lawrence, KS...

Shirley was one of the sweetest and prettiest graduates of Augusta High School. It was a privilege to have known her and Ray Polk. Condolences to you all.

From Steven L. George...

I’m so sorry for your loss, please accept my deepest condolences and prayers.

From Jane and Ed Linhart...

Mike and family: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

From Bill and MaryBeth Harmon...

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

From Mary Plunk...

Thinking of all of you at this sad time. As you know this was a deep loss for me as well. We’ve been best friends since she was 17 and I was 18. She was more like a sister and I will miss her dearly.

From Joyce C. Dillon...

So sorry of your Mothers death…….Joyce and John Dillon

From J.D. Cleavinger...

Mike Greg Sara
Please accept my sincere condolences at the loss or your Mother

From George & Cheryl Hunsinger...

Mike, Greg, and family. Sorry to read this about your mom. What little I was around her she was a delightful person. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

From Dan Yoe...

Dear Mike and family,

I didn’t get to visit with your mom very much, but when I did I very much enjoyed hearing her laugh and tell stories. I am sorry for your loss and losing a mom requires figuring out a whole new normal.
Dan Yoe

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