Mary Pauline Adams Pavatt was born Oct. 10, 1919, in White Oak, Mo., and departed this life Jan. 29, 2010, at Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
The daughter of the late W.C. and Gertie Bird Adams, she married in 1956 to John F. Pavatt, who preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by a step-son, Johnny Mark Pavatt; two brothers, August-ine Adams and James Vernon Adams, and one sister, Marie Adams Robertson.
Pauline is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Laura Pavatt, of Rio Ranch; step-granddaughter, Lori Pavatt Roark, of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Irene Newsom, of Holcomb, Mo., Helen Robertson, of Kennett, and Merle White, of Highland, Ill.; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 14, at the Varner River Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Dunbar officiating.