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Columbia Missourian

Mildred Pauley, Sept. 1, 1920 — Aug. 13, 2012, of Ashland

By Robinson Funeral Home
August 13, 2012 | 6:14 p.m. CDT

Mildred Elizabeth Pauley, 91, of Ashland went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 13, 2012, at University Hospital in Columbia. She had been a resident of the Bluffs for three years.

She was born on September 1, 1920, in Boone County, the daughter of Wayne and Dorothy Pauley Martin.

She was married in December 1941, to Kenneth Thomas and he preceded her in death in December 1982.

Mildred was a secretary in insurance companies in Columbia. She enjoyed sewing, camping, quilting, and especially making Barbie doll clothes for her daughters and nieces.

She was a member of the Nashville Baptist Church and the Southern Boone Senior Center.

She married Wilbur Pauley in January 1984 and he proceeded her in death in October 1997.

Survivors include one sister Helen Nichols of Ashland, two daughters; Lori Sallee and husband David of Fair Grove and Lisa Hoopengardner and husband Gary of Columbia, stepson, Larry Pauley and stepdaughter, Louann Hoover; four grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 15 at Robinson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. prior to funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to New Salem Cemetery.