Wilma Ruth (Polly) Pemberton, 87, of Helenwood, passed away December 14, 2013, at Physician's Regional Hospital in Knoxville.

Born in Elgin, December 8, 1926, she was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Emma Lavender Norris; husband, Church Pemberton; brothers: Jack Norris, and infant, Floyd; and brother- and sister-in-law: Fred Pemberton, and Ruth Pemberton; and daughter-in-law, Minnie Pemberton.

She was a member and Sunday School teacher for more than 20 years at Helenwood Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons: Perry Pemberton and wife, Sandra, of Helenwood, and Ricky Pemberton; step-son, Otis Pemberton and wife, Pauline; brother, William Norris and wife, Vivian, of Ohio; sister, Betty York and husband, Delis, of Ind.; sister-in-law, Thelma Norris of Ohio; four nieces, three nephews, and many other relatives.

A private graveside service was conducted at Daniel Memorial Cemetery.

Jones & Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.