GALENA — Pauline “Polly” Byrd Hoke, age 82, of Galena died Thursday October 1, 2009 following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Columbus to the late Ardill E. Byrd and Ruth Glick Byrd, was a Galena resident and a member of the Galena United Methodist Church since 1948. Pauline was the wife of the late Robert W. Hoke for 61 years.
Pauline is survived by daughters, Ruth Anne (Charles) Agin, Rebecca (Michael) King, Marsha (Tim) Long and Amy (Tom) Bohon; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Jean (Richard) Diehl.
The Hoke family will receive friends at noon and a memorial service will follow Tuesday at 1 p.m., Galena United Methodist Church, 2777 Sunbury Road, Galena, with Jeff Croft officiating. Inurnment in Sunbury Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to The Galena United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 308, Galena, OH 43021. Condolences may be expressed at www.synderfuneralhomes.com.