Pauline Winebarger Bryan, age 83, of 211 Milton Brown Heirs Road, Boone, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

Mrs. Bryan was born April 4, 1930, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Frank Winebarger and Lois Miller Winebarger. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. In her earlier years, she worked at the Dime Store in Boone and Trailway Dry Cleaners in Boone.

Pauline is survived by a son, Daniel Bryan and daughter, Janice Baxter, and husband Tim Baxter, all of Boone. She is also survived by a sister, Mary Lee Proffit, a number of nieces and nephews, and her Glenbridge family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Earl Bryan.

Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Winebarger Bryan will be conducted Sunday afternoon, January 26, 2014, at 2:00 pm at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock. Officiating will be Reverend Eugene Braswell and Reverend Allan Perry. Burial will follow in Proffit’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation, PO Box 2150, Boone, NC 28607, to Proffits Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in care of Janette Huff, 279 Henry Winebarger Road, Boone, NC 28607, or to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care of the High Country, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645.

The family would like to thank Scott Borum and all of the staff at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation for their many years of compassionate, loving, and professional care.

Online condolences may be sent to the Bryan family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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