Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Obituary - Pauline Ash

Pauline Ash passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2022 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. A memorial service for Pauline will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM prior to the service. Inurnment will follow in Englewood Cemetery in Clinton, Missouri. 

Memorial contributions can be made to Northeast Baptist Church of Clinton or the Clinton Senior Center and may be left in care of the funeral home. fond memories and condolences can be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Pauline was born on November 22, 1931 near Brownington, Missouri to James Daniel and Mary Gertrude (Draper) Hamblin. She was a graduate of Clinton High School, class of 1949 and worked at Mattingly’s and Montgomery Ward Order Office in Clinton.

Pauline married Robert Charles Ash on January of 1962 and lived in Overland Park, Kansas until moving back to Clinton in 1995. She was employed by Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals for twenty years and then became an Associate of Marion Laboratories as Supervisor of Customer Service before retiring in July 1994.

When Pauline returned to Clinton she became a volunteer with Golden Valley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary serving in the Gift Shop, the Information Desk and Medical Clinic. She also became a Full time employee of the Clinton School District in 1997 and retired in 2013.

Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Robert Charles Ash, parents James Daniel and Mary Gertrude Hamblin, her brothers, James Leonard, Linville Clark, Estell D. Hamblin, Elvin M. Hamblin and wife Juanita, and Dennis D and wife Faye, and sister Nadene Kathryn Hamblin Junkin. She is survived by 20 nieces and nephews which she claimed as her own, and many relatives and friends. She is also survived by Princess her 17 year old Chihuahua.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.

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