Evelyn Pauline Dewey
Evelyn Pauline “Polly” Dewey, 79, of Mt. Vernon died 9:36 a.m.
Sept. 4, 1999, at Crossroads Community Hospital.
Mrs. Dewey was a sales clerk at the JCPenney store in Mt. Vernon
for the last 12 years, and had been a legal secretary for attorneys
Joe Frank Allen and Gary Duncan for many years before being employed at
She was born May 31, 1920, in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of William Lee
Waltrip and Mable R. (Qietz) Waltrip. She married Frank M. Dewey in
Harlingen, Texas; he died in November 1962.
Services were 10:30 a.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home, with the
Rev. Alan Rhein officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet Lynn Sledge and husband Barry of
Mt. Vernon; a grandson, Mark Lee Organ of Mt. Vernon; and several
nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Dewey was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon
for many years.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents;
a sister, Rose Kathleen Chandler; and a brother, Glendon Waltrip.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Heart Association and will be
accepted at Hughey Funeral Home, where family and friends may call at
242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Misty Flannigan
July 5, 2001