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Douglas Polk

d. May 24, 2016

A Time to be Born: On October 10, 1962 in Jackson, Mississippi Hinds County, Eugene Polk, Jr. and Ruth Ann Mack was blessed with their youngest son Douglas Edward Polk, Sr.

A Time to Live: He began his early education in the Jackson Public Schools until he relocated to Compton, California to live with his Aunt Carolyn (affectionately called “momma”) and completed elementary school at Robert F. Kennedy.  He later moved to Carson, California to live with his Uncle Esaw and Aunt Ida Wilson to complete his junior high school education at Curtis Middle School. After which he then moved in with his Aunt Ola who he also affectionately call “momma” to continue his high school education at Compton High School. Douglas confessed Christ at an early age.  He was briefly employed with Valley Food Services.

In earlier years Douglas met Evette Joiner in which three children were born.

A Time to Die: On May 24th, 2016 at 5:15 p.m. God sent a special angel to get Douglas from his mortal life and take him to eternal immortality.  He is preceded in death by both parents, two brothers; Eugene Polk III and Jerry Gaines, one son; Christopher Joiner and all grandparents.

A Time to Remember: Douglas leaves to cherish his memories: three  loving aunties, Ola B. Grant of Los Angeles, California; Ida B. Wilson and Carolyn Robinson of Crystal Springs, Mississippi; one son, Douglas Joiner; one daughter, Keshia Joiner, one grandson, one granddaughter, Tytianna Joiner; one brother, Eddie Polk; all of Jackson, Mississippi; one sister, Brenda Kittrell; of San Francisco, California; two uncles, Floyd Thompson of Jackson, Mississippi and Esaw Wilson of Crystal Springs, Mississippi; a childhood sweetheart and special friend, Alisa Marley of Jackson, Mississippi and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends,

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