Mrs. Iris Patrice (Johnson) Polite

July 31, 1971 ~ March 23, 2022 (age 50)


Mrs. Iris Patrice Johnson Polite, age 50, of Pooler, GA., passed peacefully on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at her residence after an extended illness under the care of Hospice of Savannah with her family by her bedside.

She was a Chatham County Native and was employed with the Department of Family and Children Services of Chatham County. She was a 1990 graduate of Johnson High School of Savannah, Ga., and attended Paine College of Augusta, Ga.

She was a member of Athens First Christ Holiness Church of Lanier, Ga., where she was very active in many positions. She loved the Lord and worked faithfully in serving him by serving others.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband John Corey Polite of Pooler, Ga.; daughters, Tenaiya Chavis and Zanna Polite both of Pooler, Ga., mother, Eunice Johnson of Savannah, Ga.; sister Cheryl Johnson of Savannah, Ga.; grandchildren, Zaiden Chavis and Zaire Chavis both of Savannah, Ga.; nieces, Kwajiana Washington, Jakiah Washington, Knaci Washington, and Ilyne – Rayne Washington all of Savannah, Ga., and a host of other relatives and friends.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Saturday, April 02, 2022 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM in the Pembroke Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

Celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, April 03, 2022 at 12:00PM at Athens First Christ Holiness Church, 215 Athens Church Rd, Pembroke, GA 31321. Elder Marion Stewart, Pastor/Eulogist.

Will lie-in-state 10:00AM-12:00PM

We will adhere to CDC guidelines.

The celebration of life service will be live-streamed via Facebook address

Friends may sign the online register book at

If you choose to send flowers to the family through our floral store, an independent florist will make delivery according to your instructions.

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Pembroke Chapel, 66 Ledford Street, Pembroke, GA 31321

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Iris, please visit our floral store.


Walk-Through Viewing
April 2, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Pembroke Chapel, 66 Ledford Street, Pembroke, GA 31321
66 Ledford Street
Pembroke, GA 31321

Celebration of Life Service
April 3, 2022

12:00 PM
Athens Holiness Church (Pembroke Chapel, Ledford Street, Pembroke, Ga, Athens Church Road)
215 Athens Church Road
Pembroke, GA 31321

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