Pauline was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dexter where she was a member of the Mary Magdalene Sunday School Class, a former restaurant manager, and a resident of Dexter.
She had been in bad health for several years and had been lovingly cared for by her nieces, Yvonne Morley and Teri Owens, and was most recently a resident of Cypress Point Skilled Care Center.
Survivors include one sister, Patricia Barber of Duncanville, Texas; one sister-in-law, Lorraine Mead of Hickory Hills, Ill.; numerous nieces; nephews; other relatives; and close friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Flora Frost, Connie Silliman-Lott and Norma Hawes; and three brothers, J. W. Mead, Carl E. Mead and Carmen Mead.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday, April 12, 2010.
Funeral services will then be conducted at 2:30 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Dr. Steve Easterwood officiating.
Interment will follow in the Smith-Stevenson Cemetery.