Pauline Stokes Hill

April 8, 1924July 21, 2013
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Pauline Stokes Hill, 89, of New Bern, went peacefully to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2013 surrounded by her family.

She retired from Belk after more than 25 years of service. Until her health failed, she was an active member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where she was active in Sunday school and she sang in the adult and joy choirs. Pauline enjoyed taking trips with her church family and she loved to visit those members who were sick and brighten their day with a chocolate pie. She will be missed by all her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Marion Stokes and Edward Stokes and her sister, Doris Manser.

Pauline is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Ross of Asheville; Kathy Ferebee of New Bern; Barbara Davis of Chocowinity; her sons, Floyd Hill, Jr. of New Bern; George Hill of Florida; one sister, Sybil Boyd of Vanceboro; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, followed by a service at 3:00 pm. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Dena, Joyce, Wanda and Peggy.

Flowers are accepted or memorial donations may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church P. O. Box 1510 New Bern, NC 28563 for the Unity Missions Program.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 25, 2013

Pauline Stokes Hill

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Marsha Morgan

July 29, 2013

Kathy and Carolyn, I will always remember Pauline's quiet gentle nature no matter how mad we made her. May that same peace that passes understanding bring you comfort.

John and Mary Lamb

July 25, 2013

What a kind and wonderful lady. She was always smiling and what a joy to be around. I know your hearts are heavy, but the song, Bye and Bye, we will see each other again, and that is our hope. God bless you all.

July 25, 2013

This special lady was as special to me as a sister. I loved her dearly. My love goes out to her family. love, Peggy T.

Judy Darnell Slaughter

July 25, 2013

Carolyn, I was sorry to learn of your mother's passing. I hope that you and your family will take comfort in the fact that she is resting in peace.

Billy Woolard

July 24, 2013

So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was a wonderful lady. Bless all the family.

July 24, 2013

Carolyn and Kathy, I will remember your mother because of her sweet smile and gentle nature. You have both been such wonderful daughters to her. I know you will miss her now, but you will be with her again someday - and that will be forever! Peace to you and your families! Love, Sammy and Jane Battis

Terry Stowe

July 24, 2013

Kathy & Carolyn, Your Mother was such a wonderful and special person and to know her was to love her. She will be missed by all that had the privilege of knowing her. She is now resting peacefully in the arms of Jesus and I just know that she has already met my Mother and they have become the best of friends. I love you and my prayers are with you all.

Dale & JoAnn Sauls

July 24, 2013

Kathy & Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your mom was such a special lady, and I know you will miss her. I hope all the sweet memories will bring you peace.

July 23, 2013

Kathy & Family ,Your Mother was a wonderful lady. You took such good care of her, now our Lord has her in his keeping. Barbara Morris

Maryann Faulkner

July 23, 2013

My dear friend Kathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You took such good care of your Mama. She is at peace and in God's care. Love to you always.

Maryann Faulkner, New Bern