Betty Jane (Cox) Pollock, 95, passed away peacefully in her sleep June 17, 2021, in Richmond. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 19, 1926, the daughter of Jay Elmer Cox and Lillian Laura (Roth) Cox.
She met the love of her life, Howard Weldon Pollock, while he was stationed in the Navy in Philadelphia after WWII. They moved to Texas where they lived in Dallas and then Mabank.
They were married Sept. 16, 1946 in Elkton, Md. They were married for 54 years. Betty was retired from JC Penney Life Insurance Company. She spent her last seven years living at the home of her daughterDonna and son-in-law Malcolm in Fulshear.
She was preceded in death by her husband Howard Pollock of Mabank, daughter Elaine and her husband Tom Adkisson of Mesquite.
She is survived by her daughter Donna Sparks and husband Malcolm, grandchildren Jamie Sparks and husband Eric Deren of Portland, Ore. and Scott Adkisson and wife Becky of Mabank, great-grandchildren Bacchus Deren-Sparks and Kvasir Deren-Sparks of Portland, Ore., Charlie Adkisson, Tommy Adkisson and Teri Grace Adkisson of Mabank.
No service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.