Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Thursday, July 13, 2006
OBITUARY - JUNELLA LOUISE (SMITH) ELLIOTT POLACK
Junella Louise (SMITH) ELLIOTT POLACK, 85, of Creston died July 9, 2006, at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston.
No public funeral service will be held. Cremation with a private disposition of the remains is scheduled. Visitation with
family receiving friends will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 301 E. Townline
Road. Powers Funere Home, 601 New York Ave., has charge of arrangements. Memorials will be established in her name. Online
condolences may be left under the obituary category at:
Junella Louise, daughter of Irma Julia Ve (CALDWELL) and Emlin Albert SMITH, was born November 12, 1920, in Mount Ayr. She
graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1939. On Jan. 20, 1945, Junella married Frank Albert ELLIOTT in Albany, Mo. After
marrying, she worked in the Ringgold County Clerk's office. They lived throughout the country, especially in the western
United States. She was a homemaker. In the mid 1970s, they managed apartments while in Denver, Colo. Later, Juenlla married
Harold POLACK in Arizona. Junella was a member of the Church of Christ-Temple Lot in Independence, Mo.
Survivors include three sons, Warren (wife Masako) ELLIOTT of Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan, Allan (wife Carolyn) ELLIOTT of
Manhattan, Kan., and Maurice (wife Sue) ELLIOTT of Folsom, Calif.; brother Wallace (wife Bev) SMITH of Las Vegas, Nev.;
four sisters, Luella YOUNG of Creston; Ramona SWEENEY of Friendship, Wis., Harriett (husband Doran) RHODY of Mesa, Ariz.,
and Annabelle (husband Robert) MALEY of Lafayette, La.; eight grandchildren, Terri and Amy ELLIOTT, Connie HARROP, Michael,
Mark, Andrianna, Maureen and Erin ELLIOTT; and one great-grandson, Nicholas HARROP.
Junella was preceded in death by her parents; first husband on February 25, 1975; second husband; and two brothers-in-law,
Gerald YOUNG and Burkett BURKE.