Pauline Virginia ‘Polly’ Smith Putnam, 96, departed this world Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Polly was born in Richlands, Va., Nov. 15, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Elsie Sutherland Smith.
Polly was a member of London Bridge Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Women’s Missionary Union.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Herbert E. Putnam; and two sisters and one brother. She is survived by three sisters, Clara Evans and Helen June Hale of Virginia Beach, JoAnn Stiltner of Raven, Va., Fred. D Smith of Sword’s Creek, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, at London Bridge Baptist Church, 2460 Potters Road, Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held at the church immediately following the viewing. Committal will follow at the mausoleum at Rosewood Memorial Park following the funeral. After the committal, the family would like to invite all attendees to join them for a reception at London Bridge Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to London Bridge Baptist Church.