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Obituaries

Welcome to our Obituaries where you can discover what community members have passed and who in your neighborhood could use spiritual and moral support in their time of loss.

Oct. 2-- Mother Pauline Catherine Phillips Stokes age 91 of Vidalia, GA who entered Eternal Rest on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Bethany Home in Vidalia, GA. Pauline was born on August 14, 1928 in Montgomery County, Georgia to the parentage of the late Tonie and Fronia Mosley Phillips.  She received her education at the Mosley Town Baptist Church and the Montgomery County Colored School.  She was a member of, Mosley Town Church of God in Christ.  She served as Usher and Sunday School Teacher until becoming one of the Mothers of the Church where she served faithfully until her demise.  Her hobbies were quilting, fishing and known for her chocolate covered peanuts.  She worked in the Nursing Profession for many years.  She loved to dress with her hats and high heel shoes.

She leaves her fond memories: Four Children: Paulette (Sylvester) Hall of Vidalia, GA; Shelma Jean Lee of St. Petersburg, FL; Betty Ann Stokes (Frank) of Vidalia, GA and Milton (Elizabeth) Stokes of Germany.  Her stepchildren:  Larry (Mary) Stokes, Berry (Cecilia) Stokes all of Vidalia, GA.  Two Brothers:  Bishop Annians (Lillie Mae) Phillips, and Deacon Benjamin (Mary Frances) Phillips both of Vidalia, GA.  Her God-Children:  Tyanda Scott, Ketrina Stokes-Ryals, Sherita Dudley, and Johnnie Lou Williams 17 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 27  great great grand’s and a host of other relatives and friends.

Public Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 4 PM until 7 PM at Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home in Vidalia, GA.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 3 PM from the Sanctuary of Harvest Time Faith Center in Vidalia, GA.  Bishop Bernard and Elder Valentina Hill is the Pastor.  Bishop Vincent R. Drummer will deliver the eulogy.  Interment will follow in Tony Phillips Memorial Cemetery in Tarrytown, GA.

Vincent R. Drummer Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements for Mother Pauline Catherine Phillips Stokes. 

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