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Velma Pauline Jones Daugherty died on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton after suffering a stroke Friday.
She was 95 years old.
Pauline was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Sayre, in Ouachita County, the daughter of the late Jewell Hudson Jones and Jewel Ann Pearce Jones.
The family moved to Bauxite when Pauline was about 4 years old.
Pauline met her future husband, Warren Kelley "Doc" Daugherty at a church revival in Bauxite. They were married on July 30, 1933. Doc was the love of her life, and when he died on Dec. 2, 1995, they had been married for 62 years.
Pauline was also preceded in death by two brothers, John Winfred Jones and James Pearce Jones; two sisters, Cornelia Jones Curt and Aurelia Jones Caple; a grandson, Warren Kelley "Butch" Daugherty; and daughter-in-law Martha Willis Daugherty. She is survived by three sons, Warren Kelley "Doc" Daugherty of Pine Bluff; Phillip Wayne Daugherty and wife Sharon of Benton; Richard Ron Daugherty and wife Jan of Benton; seven grandchildren, Tamara Daugherty Gates of Pine Bluff, Charles Daugherty and wife Donna of Jasper, Angela Daugherty Gay and husband Russ of Monticello, Jennifer Daugherty Emery and husband Rob of Batesville, Julie Daugherty Miller and husband John of Benton, Heather Daugherty Harper and husband Phillip of Manchester, Tenn., Richard Daugherty and wife Mindy of Germany; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three nephews; and six nieces.
Pauline always put her husband and children first in her life. She was a person that enjoyed people and was loved by all ages. She liked traveling, playing cards, reading and talking on the phone.
She attended the First United Methodist Church in Benton and was a member of the Dorcas sunday school class.
Visitation will be held at Roller-Ballard Funeral Hoe in Benton from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. A graveside service will be held at Pinecrest Cemetery in Collegeville at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, with Rev. Clyde Chenault officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made at the Bauxite Historical Association and Museum, P.O. Box 245, Bauxite, AR 72011.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com