Obituaries for 12-5
Former Madras resident Dorothy Virginia Pollock died Dec. 1, 2001 at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston at the age of 80.
Mrs. Pollock was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Aurora, Neb., to parents Thomas Sumner and Fern Eva (DeWitt) Miller. She graduated from high school in Caldwell, Idaho in 1938, and on Jan. 10, 1940 she married LeRue Pollock in Caldwell. She lived in Madras for 20 years and had been a resident of Hermiston since 1967.
She was a farm wife all her life, but also worked at Margaret Hannon's dress shop in Madras, and Burnham's Department Store in Hermiston. She was a member of the Rebekah's Lodge, Ladies of the Elks and Madras, a charter member of the Friendly Neighbor Club in Madras, member of the Desert Arts Council in Hermiston, and charter member of the Pendleton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She enjoyed music, crocheting, gardening, flowers, and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, LeRue Pollock of Hermiston; son, Lane LeRue and his wife, Glenda Pollock of Hermiston; daughter-in-law, Darlean Pollock of Bend; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Fern Miller; son, Thomas Scott Pollock in 1979; and brothers, Earl and Stephen Miller.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, at Bel-Air Colonial Chapel in Madras, with burial following at Mt. Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.