Pauline K. Wooldridge, 97, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Quincy died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 25, 2013) in her home.
Born June 14, 1916, in Quincy, Pauline was a daughter of Robert E. and Clara Koesyan Lamb. She married Warren Hecteman in 1937, he died in 1950. She then married James "Jim" Wooldridge in 1982. He died in 2007.
Pauline was a long-time active member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, serving as president of Woman's Afternoon and Evening Guilds, Junior Department Sunday School Superintendent and teacher and a longtime member of the church quilting and sewing groups. She played the piano and organ for a variety of church functions for many years. Her passions were music, quilting, embroidery and traveling.
She attended the Quincy Public Schools and was a graduate of Gem City Business College.
Mrs. Wooldridge was employed for 31 years at Moorman Manufacturing Co., starting out in the stenographic department for five years and spending the remainder of her career at Moorman's as secretary to public relations manager O.W. "Randy" Randolph and later public relations manager Chuck Bearden.
Survivors include her daughter, Judy Hill and son-in-law, Jack Hill, of Tucson; grandson, Mark Hildreth of Tampa, Fla.; five great-grandchildren, Zechariah Hildreth, Shanna Hildreth Stultz, Casey Hildreth, Katy Protsman and Jake Protsman; nieces, Mary Alice Cleve, Barbara Jean Rose, Kathy Bowers, Sue Poarch and Janet Swearingen; and nephews, Robert Yaap and Tim and Dianne Wooldridge of Durham, N. C.
She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Christine Hildreth Oyler; and sisters, Virginia Carroll and Edna Yaap.
SERVICES: 1 p.m. Thursday in Greenmount Cemetery, with Pastor Steve Disseler conducting.
VISITATION: There will be no visitation but family and friends are invited to the graveside services.
MEMORIALS: Tucson Medical Center Hospice.
ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.