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Polly Ann (Drews) Tatum

September 21, 1967 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 55) 55 Years Old

Polly Tatum Obituary

Polly Ann Drews Tatum, 55, of Hope Mills, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, in Duke Medical Center.

She was born on September 21, 1967, to Edwin and Edith O’Quinn Drews.  Polly worked as an Optometrist Assistant for over 35 years.  She was currently employed with Carolina Eye Associates.  She was kind and compassionate and had a way of making everyone she met feel loved.  She enjoyed making others laugh, loved the beach and dancing.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend to all who knew her. 

Polly is preceded in death by her mother, Edith Drews and brother, Eric Drews.

She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Greg Tatum; daughter, Rachel Tatum; father, Eddie Drews; sister, Karen Clemmons (Rick); brothers, Ernie Drews (Vicky), Robert Drews (Janet), Tim Drews (Sonja); and her fur baby, Toby.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 1 to 2 pm at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Vander.  A Memorial service will follow at 2 pm at the church officiated by Rev. G. C. Hughes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the  American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Dr. Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202 Web: https://donations.diabetes.org/ or to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123 Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, N.C. 28301

Online condolences may be sent to http://www.jerniganwarren.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 21, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
3934 Sunnyside School Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28312

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
March 21, 2023

2:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
3934 Sunnyside School Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28312

Donations

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Dr. Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202
Web: https://donations.diabetes.org/

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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