Ms. Jennie V. Pollard age 95 of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at her residence. Ms. Pollard was born on July 13, 1927 in Jefferson, County Alabama to Hubert Clayton and Nettie Mae Watkins Barrow. She was a member of the Kingdom Faith Church and Brilliant Church of God. Ms. Pollard loved spending time with her family, reading her Bible, taking to others about Jesus, listening to preaching, singing and writing songs, cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide, watching Andy Griffith, going to eat at Cracker Barrel and collecting and wearing hats and boggins.

Ms. Pollard is survived by her children, Billy Ray Pollard (Nancy), Terry Pollard (Pam), Doug Pollard (Gail), Ronald “Ronnie” Pollard (Linda) and Jennifer Berryhill (Richard), grandchildren, Douglas Pollard (Katie), Terri Lynn Lacy (Mark), Doretta Smith (Joel), Jeff Clark, Joseph Webster (Deah), April Estes (Chad), Burt Pollard (Angey) Craig Pollard, Jason Pollard (Kelly), Jeremy Pollard (Ashley), Ashley Rhudy (Dewayne), Heather Clark, Heath Sanderson (Amanda), Ryan Sanderson (Savannah), Jennifer Berryhill, Angela Baker, Jonathan Berryhill (Hannah), Chase Morgan, Chance Duckworth, great grandchildren, Brooke Pollard, Haley Hood (Damon), Jay Lacy, Justin Lacy, Anna Brown (Mason), Bradley Pollard (Heatherly), Kayla Allen (Clay), Mason Estes (Nikki), Mackenzie Wakefield (Justin), Maddlyn Pollard, Natalie Pollard, Elizabeth Pollard, Austin Pollard, Jada Campbell, Landon Pollard, Briley Pollard, Molly Rhudy, Jenna Clark, Hadlee Sanderson, Hasten Sanderson, Wiley Hanson, and 19 great-great grandchildren and a host of other church family, relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Ray Pollard, a grandson, Matthew Pollard, a great grandson, Hollin Sanderson, and her sisters, Geraldine Burnett and Norma Jean “Boots” Allen.

Funeral services for Ms. Pollard will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. The visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, Alabama serving  the Pollard family.


“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.”

2 Timothy 4:7-8 NIV