Obituary for Mrs. Pauline Mink

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Mrs. Pauline Mink

June 16, 1943 - April 5, 2019

Pauline (Riley) Mink, age 75, passed away Friday morning, April 5, 2019 at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Morgantown.

Pauline was born June 16, 1943, in Gays Creek, Kentucky, to the late Paul and Orpha (Rice) Riley. She married Wilbert L. Mink on October 6, 1957 in Indianapolis. He lovingly survives after 61 devoted years of marriage.

Pauline is also survived by her children, Sandra D. (Jim Showecker) Lee of Morgantown, David L. Mink of Indianapolis, Gary A. (Lori) Mink of Trafalgar & Damon A. Mink of Morgantown; siblings, Lena Scruggs & Faye (Bobby) Stonebraker, both of Indianapolis, Geneva Scott of Tompkinsville. KY, Sharon Kay (Randy) Ross of Trafalgar and Paul Jr. (Teresa) Riley of Indianapolis; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brother in laws, Hollis Scruggs and Charles Scott.

Pauline had a kind and generous heart. Many elderly folks benefited from her compassion as she cared for them during her 23 years at the Morgantown Healthcare Inn, where she was a Certified Nursing Assistant until her retirement in 2005. Pauline was a member of the Faith Full Gospel Church in Brown County since 2005.

She was an avid reader of her Bible, loved spending time with her family and tending to her garden. Pauline will be remembered for excellent cooking & baking, especially her homemade candy and fudge. Pauline was an avid fan of the Indianapolis Colts and Payton Manning.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center located at 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Pauline to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the Mink family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

East Hill Cemetery


, Morgantown, ,

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Born: June 16, 1943
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Condolences for Mrs. Pauline Mink

Michael Hann posted on 4/8/19

I am sorry to hear if Pauline’s passing. She was always so nice to me and such an sweet woman. Sending all my love and condolences to the Mink family at this time.


Gary and Nancy Miller posted on 4/6/19

David, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Even though I didn’t know her, I heard some stories from Miss Ginny about their visits!


Sherry Hamilton posted on 4/6/19

So sorry for your loss.


Lora Conners posted on 4/5/19

Pauline always had a sweet smile and kind words. Prayers for her family in their time of grief.