Sandra S. “Sandy” Pollard, 60, of Grayville


Sandra S. “Sandy” Pollard, 60, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, March 28, 2024, at her home. She was born October 17, 1963, in Carmi, Illinois, the daughter of Aaron and Joy Ann (Sullivan) Atkinson. She was married to Gerald Pollard, Jr., and he survives.

Sandy was an active member of Northside Baptist Church in Grayville. She was a homemaker and co-owner of J.P.’s Guns and Stuff in Grayville. She enjoyed playing various video games on her iPad and taking care of her dog, Darcy.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Pollard of Grayville; daughter Alexa (Eric) Osborn of Oblong, Illinois; sister Nancy Doneghue of Evington, Virginia; brother-in-law Greg McDowell of Carmi, Illinois; and her dog, Darcy.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister Jeanie McDowell; and brother-in-law Greg Doneghue.

Visitation is 5-7 pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Northside Baptist Church in Grayville. Funeral is at 10 am, Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Northside Baptist Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville.

Memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church and will be accepted at the church during visitation and funeral.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.