Mrs. Mildred Polly McMinn

  • DIED: November 16, 2018
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Mildred "Polly" Payne Hicks McMinn, age 86, of Toccoa, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.

Born March 18, 1932 in the Red Hill Community, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Maude Holcomb Payne. She attended Broad River Baptist Church and was a retired from Stephens County School System as a bus driver and an employee with 26 years of service. Polly was also very active with the V. F. W. Post 4346 for over 30 years.

Family members include her sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Louise Hicks, Charles and Barbara Hicks and Larry Hicks; daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Gregg Bell; grandchildren, Missy and Chuck Kelley, Jill Terrell, and Logan Bell; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Polly was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Ray Hicks; her second husband, Ira McMinn; granddaughter, Claudia Hicks Chapman; brothers, Coy Payne and Terrell Payne; sisters, Ruby Keller, Gwen Howe, and Kathryn Payne.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Saturday, November 17, 2018 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Brandon Crunkleton and the Rev. Don Scott officiating.

Burial will follow at Tates Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm - 8pm Friday, November 16, 2018.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Robert Hewitt, Tom Payne, John Payne, Logan Bell, Roger Sheppard, Doug Payne.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like for memorial donations to be given to the Gideon's.

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ Thinking of you in your time of loss. ”

Posted by: Sandra Arnold - Toccoa, GA

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