MAIDEN, N.C. - Pauline Gilleland Drum, age 96, of Maiden passed away at her residence on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Born May 20, 1922 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Lattie Garfield and Hettie Eugene Robinson Gilleland. She was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Pauline was a graduate of Sherrills Ford High School. Pauline became very active in researching her family tree. She was proud of her heritage and had many years of pleasure as the family genealogist. Pauline volunteered at the V.A. Hospital in Salisbury, N.C.
In addition to her parents, husband Fred Long Drum; brother, Lattie G. Gilleland Jr.; sister, Josephine G. Schronce and two nephews, Danny and Michael Gilleland preceded her in death.
Left to cherish her memory sister-in-law Laura Sigmon Gilleland; nieces and nephews Judy, Terry, Steven, Donna and Dianne; a number of great nieces and nephews; a special friend Rita Gail who was always there for her.
Special thanks to Linda and Jenny of Carolina Caring.
The funeral service was held, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at Mt. View Baptist Church in Maiden with Pastor Matthew Seagle and Chaplain Bruce Dayton officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family received friends prior to the service from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be made to Mt. View Baptist Church, 5045 E. Maiden Road, Maiden, NC 28650 or Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Drum Family.
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