Alice L. Pollock

Alice L. Pollock was born October 10, 1944, to the late Samuel H. Garland, Sr. and Lou Ella Smith Garland in Semora, NC.  On Thursday, December 23, 2021, the Lord called our beloved Alice to her eternal rest after an extended illness.

Alice graduated from the Caswell County Training School in North Carolina in 1963. Shortly afterwards, she relocated to Mount Vernon, NY to further her education and career options.  In 1968, she received specialized training to become computer literate which led to a vibrant administrative and managerial career at International Business Machines (IBM) located in Hempstead, New York from 1967 until her retirement in 1993.

Alice met and married the love of her life, John Pollock. To this union, was born their beloved son Corey who was a delight to everyone in the family far and near. Alice gave her life to the Lord at an early age and remained faithful to her spiritual commitment until the end of her life. She was a faithful church member, deaconess, and choir member. She was dedicated to both church and family.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving son, Corey Timothy Pollock, Sisters Dorothy B. Glass, Ella Mae Corbett, Lillie Beatrice Sellars, Martha Ann Holt, and brother, Tommy Watt Garland.

Alice leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband John T. Pollock; three brothers Samuel Henry Garland, Jr. (Delores) of Greensboro, NC, Joe Louis Garland (Rosemarie) of Burlington, NC and Sylvester Garland of Greensboro, NC and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.  

Homegoing Services will take place on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Owens Funeral Home Chapel, 216 Lenox Avenue, New York, NY 10027. Public viewing – 9:00AM-11:00 AM. Interment will take place at Rockville Center Cemetery, Lynbrook NY.