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Pauline Ward, 84, of Blountville, went to be with the Lord
following a brief illness on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at
Wexford House, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.
Born on Jul. 7, 1927, in Lee Co VA, she had resided most
of her life in Blountville, TN. Pauline loved to read her
Bible, spend time with her family, and flowers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Ward; her
special friend, Lewis Harrison; one son, Ronnie Ward; one
daughter, Linda Kaye Ward; three brothers, E. F. Rivers,
Buford Rivers, and Glen Rivers; one sister, Doris Clark;
and her parents, Earl and Virgie Rivers.
Pauline is survived by her son, Rick Ward and wife
Jennifer, of Blountville, TN; one granddaughter, Nikki
Ward, of Knoxville, TN; one grandson, Lynn Mowell, of
Blountville, TN; four sisters, Velma Dobbins. of
Indianapolis, IN, Ila Mae Mertens and husband Ron. of
Kingsport, TN, Earletta Huff and husband Barry,of Hickory,
NC, and Shirley Shuler and husband Richard, of Dryden, VA;
four brothers, Neil Rivers and wife Carol, of Jonesville,
VA, Gaye Rivers and wife Nita, of Blountville, TN, Colin
Rivers and wife Deloris, of Dryden, VA, and Jim Rivers, of
Big Stone Gap, VA; several nieces and nephews; special
friend, Rachel Forbush; and her special dog, 'Bron'.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m.. to 7 p.m.,
Friday, January 13, 2012, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes,
Services will follow at 7 p.m., with Dr. Ed Dillowe
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday,
January 14, 2012, at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, VA.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude
Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the
family of Pauline Ward.