Pauline E. Jones of the Smithtown Community, age 96 years 3 months, and 23 days, went to be with the Lord on Thursday July 9, 2020 from her home with her family at her side and was placed in the care of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at the Whitley City Second Baptist Church on Sandhill Road on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1:00pm with Bro. Mike Casada officiating. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery in Stearns.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Whitley City Second Baptist Church missionary fund.
Born March 16, 1924 in Camargo, Kentucky to Earl Hickman and Delphia (Nevels) Hickman, Pauline was the eldest of her family and began helping to care for her siblings at an early age. She grew into a beautiful young lady and met and later married Schyler Jones Sr., on December 14, 1942 and the couple remained married for over 71 years until Schyler’s death in March of 2014. She and Schyler were exemplary Christians; they were faithful members of the Whitley City Second Baptist Church for well over 50 years. Pauline held the distinction of being the oldest member of Second Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School and was a member of the Sunshine Sisters. She loved to quilt, cross stitch, garden, and cook for her family. A talented seamstress, she also made her children’s clothes when they were growing up. Pauline also was renowned for her butter making skills. People came from all over to buy her butter.
Pauline is survived by her children, Phyllis Callaway and her husband, Gary, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Sharon Haynes and her husband, Boris, of Whitley City, Brenda Nelson of Smithtown, and Schyler Jones, Jr., and his wife, Pat, of Pine Knot, three sisters, Charlene Burchett, Violet Hellman and her husband, Dave, and Janet Driskoll, all of Sidney, Ohio, seven grandchildren, Brad Callaway, Jennifer Haynes Murphy, Blake Calloway, Mark Jones, Jamie Haynes Davis, Bridget Nelson King, and Aaron Jones, thirteen great grandchildren, Jasmyn and Brayden Callaway, Kenton Murphy, Payton Davis, Eli Jones, Asher King, Macy Davis, Emry Jones, Holden Jones, Kamden Murphy, Enoch Jones, Owen Davis, and Henley Jones, and a special care giver, Lisa Taylor.
Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son, Darrel Jones; four brothers, Donald, Dallas, Johnny and David Hickman, two sisters, Carolyn Summers, and Irene Hickman.
Pauline lived simply and quietly in service to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her family, her church, and those around her. She leaves a lasting legacy of Christian love and commitment. She looked well to the ways of her household and lived out her faith. Pauline was a genuine Proverbs 31 woman. She will be sorely missed, but warmly remembered.
Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home was honored to serve the family of Mrs. Pauline Jones.