Pauline Moore Neathery, age 88, passed on to await the calling of her Savior on July 27, 2009. The wife of the late H. W. "Buck" Neathery, she was born February 15, 1921 to Robert Lee and Virgie Adeline Loftis Moore in Lunenburg County. Pauline was a member of Kenbridge Christian Church and a retired seamstress of Crewe Garment Co. She was the devoted mother of Phyllis Simpson and husband James of Blackstone; Donnie Neathery of Rice; and Rachel Runion and husband Jerry of Farmville. She was also the beloved granny of Jim Simpson of Kenbridge, Cheryl Gamble of Stuttgart Germany;Ward Runion and Angie Landis, both of Rice. Nine great-grandchildren that will miss her dearly are Heather and Lindsey Simpson; Cait, Emmy,and Lily Gamble; Danielle Rundstrom and Eric Mason;Kohen and Macon Landis Two great great grandchildren Hannah and Autumn Rundstrom. She is survived by four sisters, and was preceded in death by five brothers. Always quick to give of herself, Pauline will be remembered for her strong spirit, patience, generosity and perseverance during difficult times. She showed her faith through her life of forgiveness, honesty, sacrifice, and hard work. She was humble and always gave unconditional love. Pauline's life mirrored
1 John 3:18, "Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action."
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening 6 to 8 PM, at the Shorter Funeral Home Farmville, VA, and where funeral services will be conducted 2;00 PM Thursday July 30, 2009 in the chapel. Interment will follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens Rice, Virginia. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The American Cancer Society P.O. Box 6359 Glen Allen, VA 23058-6359, Blackstone Baptist Church Building Fund 407 South Main Street Blackstone, VA 23824 or Pisgah Baptist Church Elevator Fund Route 1 Rice, VA 23966. Shorter Funeral Home of Farmville is serving the family