Beauty Fashion 10


Mrs. Mary "Polly" Pauline (Dotson) Kraft

June 9, 1931 ~ March 17, 2018 (age 86)
Obituary Image

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Pauline “ Polly” Dotson Kraft, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. 

Mrs. Kraft was born June 9, 1931 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Charlie William and Mary Winnie Moore Dotson. She was a Homemaker but was also well known for her handmade jewelry.  She was a member of Walker Baptist Church in Monroe, Georgia. 

Twice married, she is preceded in death by her late husbands, Howard Smith and Gabriel Kraft, brother, J.W. Dotson, sisters, Bootsie McCreadie and Goldie Speer, and a nephew, Donnie Jones. 

Survivors include daughter, Vicki Starnes and her husband Mark, Jefferson, Georgia, granddaughters, Lindsay Starnes, Savannah, Georgia and Eden Starnes, Jefferson, Georgia, niece, Joy McNeel, nephew, Jim Dotson and his wife Kelly, great nephews Cody and Will Dotson all of Cumming, Georgia. 

The family would like to extend a special heart-filled thank you to the staff at Bentley Senior Living in Jefferson, who through their kindness, friendship and caring attention, made the last 8 years of her life enjoyable and full of laughter. Miss Polly was an avid bird lover and spent much of her time busy at Bentley's making earrings. She never met a stranger and was often called upon to show new residents around. 

A Remembrance service for Mrs. Kraft will be held at Bentley Senior Living, 50 Sumner Way, Jefferson, Georgia on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens, Georgia  30606. 

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.

Online condolences at

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
1720 Epps Bridge Parkway, Suite 108-383, Athens GA 30606

© 2018 Evans Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS