MACHIAS – Elva M. “Polly” King, 95, a resident of Marshall Healthcare Center, died Oct. 3, 2005. She was born Sept. 18, 1910, in Portland, a daughter of Adelbert and Etta (Bagley) Garnett. After moving from Portland, Mrs. King worked as a packer in the sardine factories in Machiasport. She enjoyed talking and meeting people through the use of her citizen band radio and was known as “Mother Polly”. Mrs. King was full of energy until recent years and was always willing to help others. She was devoted to her church, the United Methodist Church, Jacksonville and will be remembered for her homemade molasses donuts. Mrs. King was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth E. King in 1988; and by her brothers, Milton, John and Woodrow Garnett; and a sister, Pauline Shamp. Survivors include Kenneth W. Garnett of Gorham, whom she and her husband raised from an infant; a sister, Phyllis, of Amesbury, Mass.; a granddaughter, Sherry Elliott of Parsonsfield; and a grandson, K. Wayne Garnett of Gorham; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at the Jacksonville Cemetery with the Rev. Betty Palmer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 163 Lancaster St., Portland, ME 04101. Arrangements are under the care of the Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Machias.