P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Eva S. Polk
September 14, 1929 - August 7, 2023

Eva S. Polk

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Eva Sims Polk, age 93 of Monticello, AR, passed away on Monday August 7, 2023, at her home with her family. She was born September 14, 1929, in Dardanelle, AR to the late Arthur Sims and Zula Jones Sims.
She was the widow of Leonard Polk and was a long-standing member of Second Baptist Church. Mrs. Eva was an excellent cook, enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was an accomplished seamstress often making family members clothing throughout her years. She also enjoyed crocheting and quilting where she made too many items to count for family members over the years.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Agie Sims, Burl Sims and Doyle Sims; one sister, Rosa Sims Reynolds; a son, Gene Patterson; two daughters, Phyllis Lynn King and Linda P. Kittler (Billy); along with two grandsons, Steven McCallie and Jason Patterson.
Survivors include two sons, Ricky Patterson and William L. "Bill" Polk (Beth - deceased); three daughters, Gaye McDonald and husband David, Donna Turner husband Charlie and Carol Vaughan (Billy); two brothers, Drue Sims and Norris Sims; a sister, Becky Conliff; along with fifteen grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren, four great great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, August 18, 2023, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ray Hearron officiating. Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery. There will be a visitation Thursday, August 17, 2023, at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. You can sign Mrs. Eva's guestbook page on this website.

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Friday, August 18, 2023
at 9:30 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Union Ridge Cemetery
Midway Rt Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Sarah Alice Spencer
    Condolences to the family.
  2. Lesa McDonald Caine
    My prayers and condolences for all your family at this sad time.
  3. Kay Worbington
    To Mrs. Eva's family: I am sorry for your great loss. Mrs. Eva was a great lady. May you find comfort at this sad time in knowing that she is with her LORD.
  4. Marley Sims
    What a blessing it is to have known my Aunt Eva. Thank God for the beautiful life she lived and the years he gave her. Heaven gained an incredible soul.

    Sending thoughts and prayers for the rest of the family. All the best, all the love — Marley ❤️
  5. Beverly Cokley
    Ricky and Sims Family:

    I became friends with Eva and Rosalee and the "Sims bunch" many years ago. We used to meet up at the beauty shop in McGehee Liz Lawson and Lillie Jo Fortenberry ran, along with Yvonne and Mary. We were a crazy bunch of women. We had such a good time, and Eva was always a joy to be around. She was kind, had a wonderful personality, a great sense of humor, and kept us laughing. She was quite a character! I have not seen her in many years, but the passage of time has not lessened my memories of her. I will not forget her. Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss.

    Beverly Cokley
  6. Nena Sims Gorrell
    My thoughts & prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
  7. Mindy Stewart
    Sending you my love and deepest condolences.

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