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Pauline Howard

March 10, 1949 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

On March 10, 1949 Pauline Howard graced this world with her presence. A petite baby of less than 2 lbs., you could fit her in the palm of your hand. She was blessed with her father's namesake. His support, love and commitment would take her through life's darkest days that lie in wait ahead. Her spirit was strong and Pauline soon grew to be a healthy vibrant young girl. 
Polly, as she was affectionately known by her close family and friends, attended schools is the Nash County school district and completed her education at Booker T. Washington High School; today the building is known as The OIC. Polly was known for her carefree adventuristic spirit. She left Rocky Mount in the early 1970's to fulfill that adventuristic spirit and see what this world truly had to offer. From Washington DC, to Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love, and on into New Jersey, Polly would explore learn travel and live life to the fullest. She was always a caring giving soul. She so often worked within a caregiving capacity. She worked in numerous roles of Domestic Engineering,  food service industry, and even a Nursing Assistant for the elderly.
Her spunk and wit always brought an air of delight to any audience she chose to engage with. Pauline was known as a mover, a classy lady and a good soul. Pauline married briefly in 1967 to Bernard Earl Stanley.

 Pauline leaves to cherish her memories: three beautiful daughters Donna Saintvil of Charlotte NC, Sharessa  Clark of Rocky Mount, and Kenya Dubar of Newark NJ. Nine grandchildren; Michael, Azaria(Donna), Javon, Jaquila, Raheem(Sharessa), Alexus, Johnyre, Jah'sanni, Asaanaa(Kenya). Her Mother mother Margaret Howard, two sisters Joyce Staten of Lumberton and Margaret May Howard Rocky Mount NC. niece Tara Glover, nephew Derrick Staten Jr.  
 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
1912 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Graveside Service
Wednesday
April 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Rocky Mount Memorial Park
4454 Dortches Blvd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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