Mrs. Brenda Polston

Published 5:23 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Mrs. Brenda Polston, 72, of Limestone, passed away on July 8 at Johnson City Medical Center.

Polston was born in Cedartown, Georgia, the daughter of the late Charlie and Francis Sides Atkins. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Atkins; two grandchildren, Amanda Polston and Holly Polston. 

She was a member of Living Word Church of God in Gray.

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Survivors include her husband, Joe Polston, Telford; daughter, Cheryl Burton (Erica), Mt. Vernon, Illinois; two sons, Joey Polston (Amanda) Buena Vista, Georgia and Elkan Polston (Candy), Telford; grandchildren, Destyni Polston, Kaitlyn Polston, Skylar Shoemaker, Trey Shoemaker, Hayley Smith and Megan Polston; and one brother, Larry Atkins (Mary) Minnesota.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on July 11 at Living Word Church of God with Pastor Steve Guinn officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 aa.m. until 12:30 pm on Thursday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Condolences may be sent to the Polston family online at

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, Tennessee 753-3821.