Catherine Marie Pollard

Catherine Marie Pollard, 80, of Waldron, formerly of Booneville, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Waldron. She was born Aug. 13, 1932 in Chismville to John and Hazel (Turley) Swafford.

She was retired from the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium where she served as the switch board operator for many years and she was retired from Today’s Kids Toy Company. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and music.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Pollard; one sister, Mildred Cabe; and two brothers, Bobby and Billy Ray Swafford.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville, with burial in Hunt Cemetery near Waldron, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.

She is survived by four sisters, Wanda Patton of Indiana; Ruth Tatum and husband, Richard of Washington, Shirley Parisa of Florida, and Juanita Jean Thomas and husband Melvin of Magazine; one brother, John Harold Swafford of Indiana; one sister-in-law Bonnie Swafford of Booneville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Dwight Patton, Wesley Patton, Chuck Swafford, Harrell Cabe, David Turley and Eddie Turley.