Pauline Jones, the daughter of the late Raymond M. and Lola Irene McKnight Coalter, was born in Pulaski, Tenn., on March 9,1929, and died at her home in Bernie on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at the age of 79.
Mrs. Jones lived her whole life in the Risco and Bernie area and had lived in Bernie since 1971. She had attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Bernie.
She first married Wilford McKnight, and he preceded her in death. She then married Owen M. Jones on Aug. 16, 1970, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1990.
Surviving are five daughters, Louise Gerould of Menasha, Wis., Bobbie Adams of Dexter, Sarah Gyarmathy of Rockport, Texas, Faye Newton of Granite City, Ill., and Ann Adams of Poplar Bluff; two step-daughters, Darlene Ferrell and Mary Hamilton; four step-sons, Dale, Delmer, Jerry and Billy Wayne Jones; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick of Powe officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.