STANLEY - Pauline Fort Isley, 87, passed away April 18, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Freemont on Sept. 1, 1925.
Pauline was preceded in death by mother Nancy Fort; husband Robert Isley Sr.; sons Robert Jr., Donald and David Isley; grandson Tracy Lowe.
Pauline lived in New York for many years then returned to North Carolina. She was a retired nurse from Gaston Memorial Hospital and a member of Springfield Baptist Church.
She is survived by children Clarisa Neal, Paulette Isley, Phyllis Washington, Nancy Wingate, Mary Isley and Lawrence Isley Sr. and wife Cathy; special grandson, L J Isley Jr.; four grandsons; five granddaughters; a host of great and great-great-grandchildren; sister Mary Wilson; nephew Yusef Hakeem.
A Celebration of Life service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Springfield Baptist Church in Stanley with the Rev. Theodore Armstrong officiating. Quiet hour will be at 2:30 p.m. prior to service.
Interment will follow in the Springfield Baptist Church cemetery.
A Simple Service, burial and cremation, is serving the family 704-884-0150.