Pauline Chinn

Pauline Chinn

Marian Pauline Pollitt Chinn, 86, of Vanceburg, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at her home.

She was born May 15, 1935, a daughter of the late Roy and Minnie Bell Howell Pollitt.

Pauline enjoyed crossword puzzles, talking on the phone, and trips to the cemetery. She loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Pauline is survived by two sons, John L. “Chop” Chinn Jr. (Karen) of London, and Tony Chinn of Vanceburg; four daughters, Sandy (Donnie) Applegate of Tollesboro, Cindy (Ronnie) Thoroughman of Vanceburg, Peggy (Rick) Thoroughman of Vanceburg, and Cathy (Rick) Schintzius of McDermott, Ohio; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers-in-law, Roy (Lou) Chinn and Jimmy (Janie) Chinn of Vanceburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive who will sadly miss her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Leslie Chinn Sr.; one daughter, Sharon Ann Chinn; three brothers, Robert “Bob” Pollitt, Jimmy Pollitt, and Elmer Pollitt; and seven sisters, Audrey Burriss, Betty Durham, Alma Combess, Mary Jane Burriss, Olive Mae Horsley, Oleta Pettit, and Virginia Pollitt.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Garrison First Baptist Church with Bro. Ronnie Hall and Bro. Wes Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Black Oak Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Globe Family Funeral Chapel at Garrison, and from 9:00 a.m. until the service hour Wednesday at Garrison First Baptist Church.

Pauline’s family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be JR Chinn, Tony Chinn, Ronnie Throughman, Donnie Applegate, Rick Throughman, and Rick Schintzius.

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