Mr. Johnny Lee Pollard, 90, of Adamsville, formerly of Marion County, Ala., passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023, in the Brookwood Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham. Mr. Pollard was born in Marion County on Nov. 2, 1932, to Jesse Lee and Annie Crowe Pollard. He was a 1952 graduate of Marion County High School. Mr. Pollard joined Westwood Baptist Church in 1963 and served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a United States Army veteran and member of the American Legion #255. Mr. Pollard was employed in the food industry for many years; he was the warehouse supervisor with Kraft
Foods and Citation Corporation Food
Services until his retirement. Johnny was
a huge Auburn Tiger fan, and he enjoyed
working in his yard, gardening and fishing; but his greatest love and devotion
was for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and his family.
Mr. Pollard is survived by his wife of nearly 69 years, Joyce Franks Pollard; daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” Pollard Pratt of Mount Olive and son, Timothy Lee Pollard and his wife Melanie of Vestavia; grandchildren, Brad Miller (Kristin), Jason Miller (Abby), Joey Miller (Leslie), Shanna Perkins (Brian), Jacob Pollard (Marjorie) and Landon Pollard (Becky); 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Maxine Jefferys of Guin; and a host of nieces, nephews, church family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Buddy Pratt; and a sister, Ima Jean Pugh.
Funeral services for Mr. Pollard were held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at the Westwood Baptist Church in Birmingham with burial following at the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery near Twin.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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