Pauline "Polly" C. Linder

July 16, 1919September 14, 2013

Pauline Countryman Linder, age 94, died on September 14, 2013, of heart disease. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Noon in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Wilma Andrews officiating. The family will meet friends from 11:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome or those who wish are encouraged to make a contribution to Murphy-Harpst Children's Centers, 740 Fletcher Street, Cedartown, GA 30125 or The Methodist Home, P.O. Box 2525, Macon, GA 31203.

Polly, as she was known by her family and friends, was born on July 16, 1919, in Cedartown, Georgia, to Howard and Natha Lee Countryman, a twin, and one of eight children. At the age of six years, upon the death of her mother, Polly and her brothers and sisters moved to the Harpst Home for Children in Cedartown, where she lived until age sixteen. Her father and grandmother became employees of the home and remained actively involved in the children's lives.

Polly spent most of her life in Macon and had a successful career at Warner Robins Air Force Base where she retired. She was active in the Order of Eastern Star and served as Worthy Matron. She was a charter member of Southside Methodist Church in Macon, Georgia.

She is predeceased by her parents, six brothers and sisters, husband, Currie Eugene Linder, Sr, and son, Currie Eugene Linder, Jr.

She is survived by sisters; Jesse Williamson, Taylor, Michigan, Betty Hughes, Miami, Florida, son; Charles W. Linder, M.D. of Augusta, Georgia, and daughter; Marjorie Ann Linder, Macon, Georgia; grandchildren; Charlene (Michael) Dockery and Pamela (Jason) Thomas Williams of Augusta, Georgia, Ken (Lynn) Linder and Pam (Dave) Tinsley, and six great-grandchildren, Drew and Wade Thomas, Lara and Lee Dockery, of Augusta, Georgia, Marshall Linder, Haddock, Georgia, and Maelyn Tinsley of Milledgeville, Georgia, daughter-in-law; Sandra Linder of Milledgeville, a host of nieces and nephews, and special friend, Alice Conner. The family would like to acknowledge their gratitude for the loving kindness of caregivers Kenya Hastings and Anne Cryer.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 17, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Pauline "Polly" C. Linder

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Heddy Cat

September 24, 2013

Aunt ann-
Grandma Polly was the one who tought me to sew, and really inspired me in that way. I always think of her when I'm sewing. Even though I was just a little kid when I saw her last; she has always held a special place in my heart. It hurts to know she won't be with you anymore. Love you.

September 17, 2013

Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. Wayne Stinson and Family

Bob Ball

September 17, 2013

Sorry for the loss of your mother. I still remember our backyard football games in Macon

Deborah Cross

September 17, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

September 16, 2013

Ann, Charles, and Family,

As I told you Sat, we have lost a sweetheart. I love the picture of her. That's our Polly. Marie O. Davis

September 16, 2013

Ann and Charles,
Thank you for sharing the pictures. It was an honor for me to have known your mother.
Her unconditional love of family, friends and animals is an incredible testimony of how she lived.
She was my friend and I will miss her. Clara Smith

September 16, 2013

Ann, Charles and family,
Thank you so much for sharing the pictures.
It was truly an honor for me to have known Mrs. Linder.
Her love of family, friends and animals is a kind reminder of her incredible life and how she lived it.
She was my friend and I will miss her. Sincerely, Clara

Sandra Daniel

September 16, 2013

Sorry for your loss, prayers goes out to each and everyone of you.

Lara Tucker

September 16, 2013

Dear Dr. Linder and family,

Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time and especially in the days to follow. I am so sorry for your loss.


David & Janice Baumgardner

September 16, 2013

Linder Family,
Sorry for your loss. Polly will be sadly
missed from our neighborhood.