H. Pauline Barnes Ridgle, 81, widow of Carl McDowell Ridgle, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence.
Born March 30, 1931, in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late William Charles Barnes and the late Mary Ella Hodge Barnes. She was the clerk of the former Greeleyville Church of God for over 30 years and she was of the Holiness faith.
She is survived by five daughters, Dorothy Moore (Rhett) of Kingstree, Betty McCall of Paxville, Mary Branham of Greeleyville, Deborah Ciehanski (Bill) of Libertyville, Ill., and Patricia A. Graham (Mike) of Kingstree; a son, Carl M. Ridgle Jr. of Sumter; two sisters, Vida Mae Faulling (Edison) and Viola Pipkin, both of St. Stephen; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Mike Branham.
A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home in Manning with Rev. Greg Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Greeleyville.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 220 N. Main St., Greeleyville.
The family would like to thank her caregiver, Octavia Riveria of Greeleyville, the staff of 8 North at McLeod Hospital, and the staff of McLeod Hospice House.
Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice House, P.O. Box 100551, Florence 29502.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements.