Kimberly Elizabeth Pollard, 38, of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on July 2, 1977, in Greenwood, she was the daughter of John E. Pollard and the late JoAnn Pitts Pollard. She worked for Tri County Hospice as a marketing director and was a member of Trenholm Road United Methodist Church where she served on the Pastor Parrish Relations Committee. She was the founder of the Richland County Sheriff's Department Life Scripts Emergency Information and currently serving as a Board Member of the Adam Turner Foundation. She also was on the National Brain Tumor Foundation, the Parrots Pals Foundation of Greenville, the Tug McGraw Foundation and the St. Baldrick's Foundation

Kim was involved with the March for Babies Walk America,Senior Care Professionals of the Midlands, the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. She was a member of the Pawmetto Lifeline, a founding member of the Pearlz Table 2 and a member of the St. Lawrence Place.

As a member of the Alzheimer's Association of the Midlands she served on the Dancing With the Stars Gala Committee in 2012, the Walking Committee in 2013 and Blondes vs Brunettes Committee of 2014. She served on the Cancer of Many Colors Committee in 2012 and 2013 for the Lexington Medical Center Foundation. Kim served as the Gala Communications Committee Chair for the Children's Trust of South Carolina from 2013 to the present. She served on the South Carolina Oncology Cares Foundation Fight Like a Girl Committee in 2011 and from 2012 to the present on the SCOA Cares Annual Golf Tournament Committee. She also served on the 2012 Walk Committee and the 2013 Gala Committee for the ALS Association of the Midlands.

She is survived by her father, John Pollard of Newberry; a special friend, Corey Price and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, October 30, 2015, at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church to be officiated by Rev. Mike Smith and Rev. Wayne Horne. Committal services will be at 2:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery to officiated by Rev. Ken Carter. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29204, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1167 Trinity Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108 or to the charity of one's choice.

Active pallbearers will be Kevin Pitts, Billy Pitts, Robbie Lominick, Josh Garrett, Scott Garrett, Guy Pollard and Drew Pollard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cliff Dodson, John Stackhouse, Lantz Cox, Aaron Green, Trey Spigner, Kevin Kamphouse, Rick Addy, Wes Page, Brent Franks, Michael Hughes, Brett Serbin, Mike Evans, Brian Milbourne and Kevin Rose.

A note of condolence may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#70 Shaye Miller 2015-10-30 18:33
Mr John,Mrs Faye and Family;
We were so sorry for your loss. Kim was such a beautiful person in all ways. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with in your time of sorrow.
Eric and Shaye Miller
#69 Kris McLeod 2015-10-30 16:58
Mr. John, Mrs. Faye and family,
Very sorry for your lose. Prayers and thoughts go out to you.
#68 Donna & Jimmy Berley 2015-10-30 09:54
Prayers for your family from the Cotney's and Berley's.
#67 Jessica Long 2015-10-30 09:13
John, I am so sorry for your loss. Kim was such a sweet child and grew into a beautiful young lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
#66 Rickard and Donna 2015-10-29 22:01
John and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May you find comfort in your many happy memories. God be with you.
Richard & Donna Lominack
#65 Bert Neel and Family 2015-10-29 17:25
Our deepest sympathy and prayers during this most difficult time. She had a heart of gold and will be truly missed by so very many.
#64 The Clarys 2015-10-29 15:58
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God comfort you with precious memories of Kim. With love, Mack and Susan
#63 TAMMY CLAYTOR 2015-10-29 15:49
#62 Gail & Von James 2015-10-29 15:35
John & Family,
Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
#61 Johnnie & Brandy Wix 2015-10-29 14:28
Mr. John, Ms. Faye, Candice, and family:

We are sorry for your loss. Kim was a every loving and caring person. She is dancing and having a good time in heaven with her mom and ma Pollard. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers!!
#60 Dovie Franklin 2015-10-29 12:27
Mr. John, Mrs. Faye, Candice and family- You know there are no words to comfort more than knowing how healthy and happy our Kim is at this moment! She was a wonderful person, and wonderful friend who will be eternally loved and missed.Our prayers will continue for you in the coming days.
Dovie, Dave and Gunnar Franklin
#59 Karen Brehmer 2015-10-29 10:49
John, Faye and Candice,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort in those surrounding you. Mike and Karen Brehmer
#58 Daniel & Rose Floyd 2015-10-29 09:58
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thought and prayers are with you during this time and the days to come.
#57 Lisa Adams Richardso 2015-10-29 08:23
John, I am so sorry about Kim. I remember when she was a baby sitting on Joann's lap at church. She was a beautiful young lady. I know she is with the Lord and in her mother's arms. I am thinking of you and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you comfort and peace. Lisa
#56 Tina C. Ivester 2015-10-28 23:05
My deepest condolences to you John and the entire family. I will always remember Kim with fond memories and was blessed to have known her and her beautiful and loving family. No parent should ever have to bury a child but, it makes me smile to know she is back on her loving mother's arms again. Heaven is going to get a little louder and more lively with those two beauties!!! Praying for you and please know how special she was as you are to our family.......Go d bless you in the days to come.

Tina and Todd and Hallie Ivester
#55 Nancy and Lewis Lee 2015-10-28 22:22
John, Our hearts were deeply saddened over the death of Kim. You and your family will be in our prayers in the days ahead.This world could use a lot more Kim Pollard type people in it. We look at all the people that she has reached out and helped over her short life and thank God for her care and love for everyone.We love you and may God Bless!! Nancy, Melissa and Lewis.
#54 Cheryl Bedenbaugh 2015-10-28 21:47
John, Faye and family, David and I send our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your precious Kim. Our hearts ache for you at this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you always!!!! Love, David and Cheryl
#53 Christie Gardner 2015-10-28 19:59
Mr. John:
We are so sorry for your loss. I know you are very proud of your daughter as she touched the lives of many!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you always!
Scott and Christie Gardner
#52 Tim & Nancy Owen 2015-10-28 19:20
Dearest John, Faye and Family, our hearts ache for all of you in this time of great sorrow in your lives. Our beautiful loving Kim shall continue to live on in all of us whose lives have been blessed with Kim's spirit of unconditional love. She has left a great mark of her beautiful soul on all of us. Our Angel now is celebrating her eternal life in Heaven with her Mom. Please know that our love and prayers are for God's peace for all of you until you are reunited with beautiful Kim. Thank you for sharing Kim with us. She has truly influenced all of us to be better human beings. We love you all so dearly and shall continue to pray for you. We remain forever KPSTRONG, Nancy and Tim
#51 Alice & John Longsho 2015-10-28 15:20
Mr John & family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.Kim was a special person and was loved by many.John & Alice Longshore
#50 Harriet Stevenson 2015-10-28 14:53
John, I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know Kim personally, but I have heard so many wonderful things about her and about her strength and courage and the Godly life she lived. I will continue to lift you and your family up in prayer.
Harriet Burgess Stevenson
#49 Vicki Hendrix 2015-10-28 14:38
John and family,
Kim was a wonderful inspiration to so many, and will certainly be missed. My prayers continue for all of you. You have my deepest sympathy.

Vicki Hendrix
#48 Jim and Evelyn Chal 2015-10-28 14:28
#47 Kelly Phillips 2015-10-28 14:00
Dear Mr. John, Mrs. Faye and Family...
You all are in my thoughts and prayers! Kim was an unbelievably amazing person who will truly be missed! I always admired her for how much she loved life and to be involved in any way to help anyone she could. The world is a little less bright and Heaven is beaming with her there now. I pray for peace, comfort and solace in the days and weeks to come.
#46 Sherry Williams 2015-10-28 13:56
John, My heart and prayers are with you and your family. We love you!
#45 Casey Meeks Johnson 2015-10-28 13:41
I am so sorry to hear about Kim's passing. She truly was an inspiration to many people and loved by all that knew her. May she rest in peace. My condolences to her family and friends.
#44 Patsy and Jim Parks 2015-10-28 12:27
We extend our deepest sympathy to the entire Pollard family. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you all. May God wrap His arms of love, peace and comfort around you in the coming day.
Patsy and Jim Parks
#43 Pat Mccullough 2015-10-28 12:05
John and family , I'm so sorry for the loss of your special Kim , she was a special young lady and life won't be the same with out her. I'm sure she is with her mom,and no more pain. I pray God will walk with you during this time. Love and prayers . Pat Mccullough
#42 Jackie Bowers 2015-10-28 10:16
John and Family,
We are deeply sorry for your loss. Many thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. May God bless and comfort you all!

Tommy and Jackie Bowers
#41 Jewel Oxner 2015-10-28 10:04
John, Faye Ray and Family Clyde and I are so sorry for the big loss in your family. I am sure she will be missed by everyone. May God comfort you during your time of
sorrow. God bless all of you. Jewel Oxner & Clyde Berry
#40 Beth Folk 2015-10-28 09:25
John, Jimmy & I are so sorry to hear about Kim. I remember when Joann and I were both pregnant with Kim and Jamie working at Central Soya and you and Jimmy at the feed mill. We had some great times. I know she and Joann are having a great time now. Love Beth & Jimmy
#39 Ramona Schiffert 2015-10-28 09:11
John and family so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers your way .God bless you all.
#38 Murriel Shealy 2015-10-28 08:53
John, Faye, and Family,
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Kim was a lovely, sweet young woman. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
"Click" & Murriel Shealy
#37 nancy stoudemire 2015-10-28 08:40
My family is so sorry for your loss. Such a beautiful lady taken too soon. May God give you comfort in the fact she is now pain free and has gained her angel wings. The Stoudemire/Alew ine family.
#36 Michelle Griffen 2015-10-28 08:29
I was sadden to hear of the loss of Kim. She was such a sweet person and always had a smile for everyone. Peace be with you
#35 Lenny and Lynda Mack 2015-10-28 07:36
John,you have our deepest sympathy! She was a beautiful person inside and out! I pray for You and all your family in the days to come !God will give you strenght!!
#34 Gregg and Katie Hare 2015-10-28 01:59
John and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We will continue to pray for your strength. She was loved by many and made a huge impact on many of the lives she touched.
#33 Belle Morris 2015-10-28 01:17
John , Faye and Family I am so sorry for your loss of your dear loved one. May God comfort you in your sorrow.You will always be in my thoughts and prayers.
#32 Paula Dominick 2015-10-27 23:43
John, I am so sorry for your loss. I love ya buddy and wanted you to know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
#31 Jane Pitts 2015-10-27 22:45
Uncle John,

I know this is hard for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am truly sorry for your loss. Just know that I am thinking about you. Love ya.

#30 Clarissa Hendrix 2015-10-27 22:25
John, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family and friends.
#29 Dave Lawson 2015-10-27 22:04
John and family, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kim will be missed by many and was friend to all she met.
#28 Robin Lindsay Vance 2015-10-27 21:58
Mr. John,
My heart breaks for the loss of Kim! She was a fierce friend, and I will treasure all our memories. May our Lord wrap his arms around you and comfort you during this time. All my love and prayers!
Robin Lindsay Vance
#27 Wayne and Betsy Blac 2015-10-27 21:50
John, Wayne and I will continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Kim was a wonderful young lady, admired, loved and respected by many. Our sympathies are with you and your family.
#26 Randy & Lonnette 2015-10-27 20:39
John,Faye,and family,I can't imagine the grief ya'll are going through right now . Kim was such a sweet person and her loss will be felt by many . Just know that all of you are in our prayers now and in the days and weeks to come. May God grant you some measure of peace knowing that she is no longer suffering but resting in the arms of our Lord.
#25 Dia & Tony Ware 2015-10-27 20:20
Pollard Family, Our sincere condolences to you all. Kim no longer suffers and is whole again. I'm sure that it was a glorious reunion with Mrs Joann in Heaven when Kim arrived. Praying that God give you all strength and guidance during this most difficult of times. Prayers for all.
#24 Rodney & Mary Bedenb 2015-10-27 19:53
John & Faye, Our heart goes out to you and your family. May our risen Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow.
#23 Norma Price 2015-10-27 19:38
I remember my sweet little precious child I taught in 2d grade. I remember the wonderful memories from our trip with the chorus to New York. I remember my last hug from Kim last year when I was out in Columbia with my daughter Amanda. She was a special young lady and please know that everyone is praying for your family. I love all of you.
#22 Dwain Morris 2015-10-27 19:17
John, Mrs. Faye and family,
I am so sorry to here of Kim's passing. John, I remember the trials that your wife and you went thru to get her into the world. Those trials produced a beautiful little girl that grew up to impact so many lives. I pray God gives you comfort in the times ahead.
#21 Dwain Morris 2015-10-27 19:11
John, Mrs. Faye & family...
I am so sorry to here of Kim's passing. John I remember the trials that Your wife and you went thru to get her here and that beautiful little girl that all the trials produced. I pray that god grants you comfort & never forget all the lives that she touched.
#20 Brenda Smith 2015-10-27 18:36
John, my heart hurts for you at the loss of Kim. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you comfort.
#19 Brice & Alice Boozer 2015-10-27 18:11
Our deepest sympathy and love are extended to you.
#18 Jane Woodward 2015-10-27 17:55
John and family, So sorry for your loss of a dear family member. Prayers are with you all at this time. Terry and Jane Woodward
#17 Dell Dorroh Miller 2015-10-27 16:56
John, I am so sorry to read about Kim. She was such a wonderful, sweet young lady.I will continue lifting prayers for you and Kim's loved ones in the days ahead.
#16 Sheriff Lee Foster 2015-10-27 16:53
Our deepest sympathy and love are extended to you. John, you are a great Daddy and your love showed. Kim got that strength to fight from you and her beloved momma. May God continue to offer you a source of comfort. Kim is at Peace and enjoying a great time with her mom! Lee, Carol, Joseph and Amelia
#15 Kyle and Christa McD 2015-10-27 16:49
Few words can express the loss all feel when such a special person is taken from our world. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all. Peace!
#14 Kelli Crowe 2015-10-27 16:41
Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Kim was such a sweet and beautiful person that touched so many lives in her short time on Earth. May you feel His love and grace in the days, weeks and months ahead.
With love,
Kelli Crowe
#13 Myrtle Longshore 2015-10-27 16:40
John ,Faye & all of your family ..My heart is breaking & I know that is nothing compared to what you feel .I know she is in Joanne's loving arm's & she will be alright . Love y'all Sis
#12 Dean& Melody Cotney 2015-10-27 16:28
John,Faye and Family, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Kim is now with her mother and among the angels.
Dean & Melody Cotney
#11 Karen Lindler Smith 2015-10-27 15:49
Out thoughts and prayers and with you and your family during this difficult time. Love, Joey and Karen Lindler Smith
#10 Phyllis Sanders 2015-10-27 15:44
John, sending our love and heartfelt sympathy to you and all the family.
Philip and Phyllis Sanders
#9 James,Jocelyn Mack 2015-10-27 15:43
Dear John and family, our hearts are hurting with you. We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter Kim. She was such a sweet young woman. The Lord will wrap his arms around you and carry you through this. God Bless you all.
#8 Mary Zealy Jenkins 2015-10-27 15:38
Kim was a beautiful woman with one of the kindest souls I had ever known.
#7 Billy & Edith Morris 2015-10-27 15:05
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your beautiful daughter and niece. May your sweet memories carry you through your grief.
Billy & Edith Morris
#6 Pam DeHart 2015-10-27 14:47
Mr. John and all the family I am so sorry for your loss. May God enclose you in his arms and fill you will his love and strength in your time of grief...Prayers and love to all.
#5 Charlene L Pitts 2015-10-27 14:35
Uncle John and Mrs. Faye,

You are in our thoughts and prayers. Kim was such a caring and beautiful person. We will miss her. May God bless you and comfort you. I know she is with God and is healed completely.

Charlene and Billy
#4 Mike Longshore 2015-10-27 14:00
Our hearts ache for you. Our loss is heaven's gain. Kim was a dear soul and will be missed. Our prayers are with you. God bless...
Mike & Lisa Longshore
#3 Margaret and Heber 2015-10-27 13:59
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Kim was indeed a very special young woman. God be with you.
#2 Coroner Craig Newton 2015-10-27 13:44
Words cannot properly express our sorrow for your loss. Kim was a fighter and is now pain free and in a much better place with the Lord. We pray that you will find peace and comfort through your friends, loved ones, and God's grace. Love,
Craig & Robyn Newton
#1 Brandi & Dan Graham 2015-10-27 13:02
Mr John, Mrs Faye and Family...
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Kim was a beautiful soul, inside and out! She fought the good fight, and has won her angel wings. We will continue to keep all of you guys in our prayers for the days ahead.

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