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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Pauline Brockett

  • Pauline Brockett, 94, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Omaha, passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Briar-Cliff Nursing Home in McAllen, Texas.
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  • Pauline Brockett, 94, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Omaha, passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Briar-Cliff Nursing Home in McAllen, Texas.
    She was born on July 26, 1919, in Ridgway, the daughter of Elmer C. and Ida (Mills) Edwards. Pauline married Willard B. Brockett on Sept. 20, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 2001.
    She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Mission, Texas.
    Pauline is survived by two daughters, Sharon and Larry Lilly of Mexico, Alice and Al Workman of Odessa Texas; six grandchildren, Michael and Jolie Lilly of Quincy, Heath and Ginger Workman Haney of Austin, Texas, Cristina and Hector Gonzalez of McAllen, Texas, Ryan Workman of Odessa, Texas, Matthew and Annel Lilly of McAllen, Texas, Derric and Lily Workman of El Paso, Texas; eighteen great-grandchildren, Nicole Gonzalez, Sammy Lilly, Abigail Lilly, Naomy Lilly, Timmy Gonzalez, Lilly Gonzalez, Jay Workman, Jade Workman, Daniel Workman, Aubree Workman, Caitlin Workman, Garrett Haney, Savannah Haney, Wyatt Haney, Mikaela Lilly, Jackson Lilly, Brendan Kroeger and Emma Kroeger.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Kenneth, Gordan, Ray, Carl and Lawrence Edwards.
    Visitation for Pauline will be held 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Omaha. Funeral service will at the funeral chapel 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 with Pastor Al Workman officiating. Burial will be at the Palestine Two Cemetery near Omaha.
    Internet condolences may be at the website www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.

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