Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

July 3, 2014

Pauline Rawlings


Effingham Daily News

---- — Pauline W. Rawlings, 97, of Olney, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Richland Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Olney Church of Christ with John Craig officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 3, at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home, Olney.

She was born on Jan. 27, 1917, in Noble, the daughter of Frank and Minnie Florence (Brown) Wilson. She married Alvin Rawlings on Dec. 11, 1937, in Olney and he preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 2002. She was a member of the Olney Church of Christ.

Pauline is survived by her children, Clarence Rawlings and wife Jan of Athens, Ga., Lorena Brinkman and husband Don of Boonville, Ind., and Lovetta Doan and husband Dan of Olney; grandchildren, Sophia Waters and husband David of Wakins, Ga., Brian Rawlings and wife Chris of Furlong, Pa., Keith Brinkman and wife Jennifer of Boonville, Ind., Kevin Brinkman of Boonville, Ind., Misty Doan of Indianapolis, Lawanda Brewer and husband Josh of St. Peters, Mo., Charlotte Doan of Oakton, Va., Miriam Young and husband Mark of Flora and Angela Oliver and husband Brandon of Indianapolis; 10 great-grandchildren; and two half-sisters, Lena Roth and husband Jim, and Ruth Martin, all of Olney.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and great-grandson, Chance Young.

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