Susan Marie Pollard Brister, 62, passed away suddenly on April 29, 2021. Susan (or “Grams” to her beloved Colton, “Nina” to her nieces/nephews) was born in Knoxville, TN and resided in Powell, TN. She graduated from Powell High School Class of 1977. Susan was employed at Powell Middle School as a Teaching Assistant for 20+ years. She was a member of Beaver Creek Presbyterian Church. Susan enjoyed reading and planning social events. Her most favorite time of the year was Christmas. She loved her family, her sisters, and spending time at the beach.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Mildred and Floyd Pollard, Mildred and Floyd Bradburn; her father, Ronald Wayne Pollard; and her sister, Carole Pollard Smith.
She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Malcolm Bowman “Mac”; her son, Wayne Bowman “Bo” (Ashley); most beloved grandson, Colton Wayne “angel baby”; mother, Jane Pollard Pipkin; sisters, Deborah Pollard Cooper (Butch), Rebecca Pollard Schneider (Tom); brother-in-law, Scott Smith; nieces and nephews, Nathan Cooper, Olivia O’Daniel, Lexie Phillips, Andy Smith, Brenna Schneider, and Morgan Schneider.
The family would like to thank all of her coworkers at Powell Middle School for their many years of friendship and kindness.
The family will receive friends from 4pm-6pm Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Beaver Creek Presbyterian Church (7225 Old Clinton Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921) followed by a Memorial Service with Dr. Thomas Sweet officiating. Please note the church does require masks and social distancing.
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Brister family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.
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