Pauline Arvilla (Taylor) Garvin of Zapata, Texas passed away Aug. 15, 2011 at Soldiers Lake, Mich.
Pauline was born on March 8, 1927 to William S. and Lorene G. (Kirgen) Taylor. She grew up and graduated from high school in Springfield, Mo. She spent her adult life in Jefferson City, Mo. where she worked for the Jefferson City Street Dept, Sterling Excavation and Construction and The Jewel Shop. She was a co-owner of Disposal-All Service and involved in the community through various organizations. She retired and moved to Zapata, Texas.
Pauline enjoyed her family, traveling, crafts, nature and her hand work, which we loved receiving and will always treasure. She will be remembered dearly and will be missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands Robert Lantis and Clyde Garvin.
Pauline is survived by Fredrick C. Nyman, her companion for many years; son Stephen A. Lantis and wife Jan of Chesterfield, Va.; daughters, Pamela Buford of Jefferson City, Mo. and Patricia A. and husband William Gay of Gardner, Kan.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great great granddaughter along with many nieces and nephew.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolences can be sent to