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Obituary: Dewey Lee Polston, 59, Cumberland Co., KY

He was a member of Amandaville Christian Church and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was an employee of Scotty's Construction Co.

Dewey Lee Polston, age 59, of Crocus Creek Road, Burkesville, KY passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2009 at the Cumberland County Hospital after an illness.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 11amCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY, with burial in the Burkesville Cemetery. Visitation from 12 Noon until 9pmCT, Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.

Dewey Lee Polston, 59, Burkesville, KY (1950-2009)

He was born on October 3, 1950 in Cumberland Co., KY to the Silas Polston and Juanita Thomas Garmon, and died December 27, 2009, in Burkesville, KY, at the age of 59 years, 2 months, and 24 days.

He was an employee of Scotty's Construction Company, a member of Amandaville Christian Church, and a Vietnam Veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Patty Grider Polston, Burkesville, KY, and the following:
  • His mother: Juanita Garmon of Nashville, TN

  • His Father: Silas Polston of Portsmouth, KY

  • Three sons: Donald Polston of Burkesville, KY; Justin Polston and his wife Garil Lynne of Somerset, KY; and Josh Polston of Burkesville, KY

  • Father-in-law: Jessie Grider, Burkesville, KY

  • Two brothers: Aaron Polston of Virginia and Rodger Garmon of Hermitage, TN

  • Four sisters: Becky Lou Dubre of Dubre, KY, Patty Haley of Campbellsville, KY, Jerri Cox of Thompson Station, TN, and Chriss Ashworth of Madison, TN

  • One granddaughter: Kendra Crawley

  • Special niece: Reagan Grider and a host of other relatives and friends also survive
He was preceded in death by one brother, one grandson, and his mother-in-law, Dorothy Grider.

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


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