Originally created 12/18/00

Mr. James Polattie



JACKSON - Mr. James Franklin Polattie, 85, of Steed Street, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson First Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Newsome officiating. Burial with full Masonic rites will be in Jackson Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Polattie, a native of Callison, was an Army veteran of World War II and had retired as an agent from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was a former sergeant of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. He was member of Robert P. Taylor American Legion Post 97; Aiken County Republican Party; Silverton Agriculture Club, where he was former secretary and treasurer; Hopewell Masonic Lodge 127 of Free and Accepted Masons, where he was former master; and Jackson First Baptist Church, where he was a member of Baracca II Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a son, Robert F. Polattie, Knoxville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Hopewell Masonic Lodge 127 of Free and Accepted Masons and Barraca II Sunday School Class of Jackson First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to: Jackson First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 130, Jackson, SC 29831.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 18, 2000