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Densil W. Polen

Densil Wayne Polen, 84, Birdseye, died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 9:15 a.m. at Northwood Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Jasper.
Born Sept. 10, 1923, in Eckerty, he was the son of the late Jesse Polen and Elsie Roberson.
He was retired from Southern Railway after 36 years and was a member of Community Chapel Church in Eckerty.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Marilyn Sue Polen; a brother, Dallas (Chub) Polen, and two sisters, Fern Baker and Lizzie Kellems.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, the former Mabel Hammond; three children, Carolyn Jones of Indianapolis, Connie Lee of English and Danny Polen of Birdseye; two brothers, James Roberson of Evansville and Robert Roberson of Jacksonville, N.C.; a sister, Lorene Johnson; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, May 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, after 9 a.m. at Denbo Funeral Home in English.
Funeral: Saturday, May 10, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home followed by burial in Eckerty Cemetery.
Officiant: Maj. Brad Lee.