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Polly (Holmes) Smith

December 22, 1926 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 93)


Pauline “Polly” Holmes Smith, 93, of Springfield, passed from this life on Friday May 22, 2020 at North Crest Health. A private family burial will be held on Saturday May 23rd in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Brother Martin Babb officiating. There will be no public visitation.

Mrs. Smith was born December 22, 1926 in Orlinda to the late Paul and Irene Smart Holmes. She was a graduate of Orlinda High School, a homemaker, and a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith enjoyed playing Bridge and she had an infectious laugh that she shared with all that knew her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Marvin L. Smith, Jr., who died on Monday, May 18th, of this week, and by her brother: Harry Holmes.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Marvin L. “Lee” and Pam Smith, III of Springfield, by her grandson and granddaughter-in-law: Craig and Mallory Smith of Nashville, by her brother and sister-in-law: James Albert and Betty Holmes of Orlinda, by her nephew: Chris Holmes and wife Beth, and by her great nephew: Henry Holmes all of Owensboro, KY. Mrs. Smith first great grandchild will arrive in September of this year, and will be her great grandson.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Baptist Church and may be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home

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