Date of Death: December 23, 2019

Service Details

The family will receive friends starting at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 28 at Hohner Funeral Home until time of service beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Clark Polly officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers.

Obituary Notice

Johnnie Pauline Cline, 77, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on Monday, December 23, 2019 in Three Rivers.

Pauline was born March 24, 1942 in Casa, Arkansas, the daughter of Percy O’Dell and Annie (Ball) Crawford.

She was a homemaker, and was employed as a laborer at Per Pack and at Federal Mogul.

She was past president of the Eagles in Advance, Missouri. She loved to read, play bingo and cook for family. She especially loved her family and grandchildren.

Pauline leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 60 years, John Cline, whom she married on July 25, 1959; one son, John III (Kimberly); one daughter, Tonya Brundige; several beloved grandchildren; brothers, O’Dell Crawford and William Crawford; sisters, Dorothy Anschultz, Margaret Dinstett, Alice Skeen, Modena Dilly and Rebecca Crawford.

She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Lynn Cline; one grandson, Shea Cline; brothers, Robert Crawford and Earl Dean Crawford; sister, Anna Jo Meints; infant sister, Nancy.

Additional Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pauline’s family. Envelopes available at the funeral home.

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  1. Aunt Pauline I am sorry we didn’t keep in touch but I need you to know that I love you. You and Uncle Bub excepted me into the family rite away. I will never forget the love and kindness you showed me. When Ron spoke of you it was always with the greatest love and respect and I understand why. I know you will be missed but no one will stop loving you. I know Ron has greeted you with open arms. Give him our love. Rest in peace beautiful lady. Love you.

  2. Aunt Pauline….I hope you knew how much I love you. You were always in my thoughts and prayers. You will be missed so, so much. Lots of love,hugs and prayers for your family and your wonderful husband, whom I also love with my whole heart! I am just praying that they will be able to find some peace in remembering all the wonderful memories you are leaving them with. I love you!

  3. I love you Mom ,
    I’m gonna miss you sooo much…..
    I am sooo blessed to have had these last 34 years with you , and you have been the greatest Mother-in-law a girl could ever have….
    You helped me sooo many times teaching me how to do everything with a bit of perseverance and love….
    You saved my sanity when John got sooo sick ….
    My children adore you , because you always made them number one in your life ….
    You spent many years on the road running kids back and forth from Michigan to Missouri….
    The favorite tape in the old tape player playing on repeat the whole way back from wherever ….lol
    Mom I can only hope to be as good a Grandmother as you were with our babies…..
    I know your shoes are awful small , but they are going to be hard shoes to fill ….
    I count myself sooo blessed Mom to have had your wisdom and love…..
    I’m going to miss you sooo sooo much, I promise to Love that Boy of yours til our time is no more ….
    You and Dad are a tough act to follow but I think we got this ….lol
    I thank you Mom for the many things you accepted because you loved me, the crazy things we have been able to laugh at ….
    I will always remember the look in your eyes when you look at your family or speak of them ….
    The Love and pride was always sooo obvious even a blind man could see it ….lol
    I love you Mom , give Shea Michael a hug from this momma ….
    Tell the rest of the family we love them ….
    Happy Holidays to all of you …..
    Come see us all as we’re gonna be sooo lost without yens ….
    Love you to the Heavens and back Mom ….
    Kim and John

  4. I’m so sorry that we have lost our precious Aunt Pauline. I always saw her as a bright, sunshiney gal. My heart goes to Uncle Bub and her kids, grandkids and grgrandkids. Her brothers and sisters, all of us nieces and nephews. And all who loved her. She was one of the softest people I know. I love you Aunt Pauline and we will all miss you so much. Continuing will be difficult for many.

  5. I’m sure going to miss you Pauline. You had a huge part in raising me into adulthood, as much as my own parents. You will be greatly missed in day to day life by many family members and friends alike. Until we see each other again, R.I.P.

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