Geneva B. Pollard, 79, of Jackson, died Thursday, Feb. 7 at the hospice care center in Hazard.
She was the daughter of the late Edward Burton and the late Susie Stamper Burton, and she was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Pollard, son-in-law Danny Messer, grandson Carl Everett Pratt, three sisters, and seven brothers.
She is survived by daughters Mary Lou Messer and husband Bryan of Dwarf, Lois McKnight and husband Mike of Jackson, Linda Sue Messer, and Caroline Combs and husband Harold of Dwarf; grandchildren Eric Messer, Brad Messer, Scotty McKnight and wife Crystal, Jason McKnight and wife Lee Ann, and Nicholas Combs; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Services will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 with Rev. Travis France officiating. Interment will be at Campbell Cemetery at Lost Creek.