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Pauline Sykes Stocks
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Obituary for Pauline Sykes Stocks

Pauline Sykes Stocks, 92, passed away on Monday, April 23, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Pauline was born in Wayne County on October 4, 1925 to the late Harvey and Bessie Pierce Sykes. She was married to the late George William Stocks. She worked for close to 30 years as a bookkeeper and sales clerk at McLleans dime store. Pauline loved First Free Will Baptist Church of Goldsboro and was a dedicated and faithful member.

A service to celebrate Pauline’s life will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Bailey officiating. Interment will follow the service at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at her home.

Pauline is survived by her daughter, Deborah Rollins of Pikeville; son, Craig Stocks and wife Sherry of Smithfield; a grandson, Nelson Rollins and wife Sheila of Goldsboro; and granddaughter, Marci Rollins-Smart and husband Kelley of Goldsboro; great-grandchildren, Austin, Andruw, and Caiden Rollins, and Kelsie Smart; step-great-grandchildren, Morgan, Paige, and Daniel Herring; step-great-great grandchild, Mason Selfridge; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Sykes.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was proceeded in death by her brothers, Henry, Willie, Richard, and Ralph Sykes; and sisters, Rittie Brown, and Edna Langston.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given to First Free Will Baptist Church of Goldsboro, 604 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro, 27530.

The familiy would like to give a very special thank you to the wonderful staff at Kitty Askins Hospice Center for the love and care they provided for Pauline during her final days. Simple words cannot express our gratitude.

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Cemetery Details


Wayne Memorial Park

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South
Dudley, NC 28333

Memorial Contribution

First Free Will Baptist Church

604 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC

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