Melissa "Missy" Comeens Pollard

Melissa “Missy” Comeens Pollard, 53, of Double Springs, gained her wings on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

Missy was born July 11, 1967 in Rockford, Illinois.  She accepted the Lord years ago as her personal Savior.  She loved the Lord, her church, church family and the choir.  She and her mother were best friends. If you saw one, you always saw the other, and they loved to travel together.  Missy loved when family and friends would come over to play cards or swim, and she especially loved to watch her grandbabies play.  She was known for her contagious smile and was so full of life.  She always lived life to the fullest.  To know her was to love her.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Pleasant Hill #2 Baptist Church, where her funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 12 p.m.  Brother Jeffery Wiggins will officiate.  Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.  Nichols Funeral Home will direct.

Missy leaves behind her mother, Margaret Fay Comeens; husband, Andy Pollard; sons, Health Self (Taylor) and Kyle Self (Brooke); brother, Bruce Comeens (Sherry); grandbabies, Zane Allen Self, Bexley Ann Self and Hattie Kay Self; one special cousin that’s her sister, Debra Kay Daniel; special aunts, Martha Burleson and Sharon Edwards and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Luther Wayne Comeens; grandparents, Annie Bell Pipkins and Rev. J.D. and Janette Comeens and uncle, Dannie Kay Edwards.

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