And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelations 21:4
Pauline Hensley Church received her glorified body on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
She was born in Knoxville, TN, on January 7, 1929, to James Hensley and Vassie (Smith) Hensley. Pauline lived most of her life in Johnson City and had worked at Mahoney’s for 24 years.
She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Skyline Heights Baptist Church for 66 years.
In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by: her husband, Raymond Church; five brothers, Bruce, Hugh, William “Bill”, Edgar and Nat Hensley; and five sisters, Mary Berry, Josephine Long, Lucy King, May Crum and Rose Lee Guthrie.
Survivors include: two sons, David Church and his wife, Rita, of Johnson City, and Darrell Church, of the home; four grandchildren, Neil Church and Cyndi Church, both of Johnson City, Brittany Church, of Kingsport, and Derek Church and his wife, Amber, of Jacksonville, NC; and two great grandchildren, Rayanna Brandt and Arianna Byrd.
The family of Ms. Pauline Church will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Friday, January 3, 2014, in the Morris-Baker North Chapel.
The funeral service will follow in the North Chapel at 8 PM. Pastor Donald Page will officiate.
The committal service will be conducted at 11 AM Saturday in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be: Neil Church, Derek Church, Steven Bingham, Donald Banks, Don Cardwell Jr., David Hicks, and Don Cardwell Sr. Minister, family, and friends are requested to meet at the cemetery for those services.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Church family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Church family. (423) 282-1521