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Pauline "Polly" Rigsby, 92, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.
She was born Oct. 16, 1924, the daughter of the late Tennyson and Inos Parke Franklin.
Pauline graduated from Summer Shade High School in 1941 and graduated from Norton Memorial Infirmary in 1947. She worked 19 years as a nurse at Howard Clinic where she also taught nursing. She worked at T.J. Samson Community Hospital for 25 years as a nursing supervisor. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Rigsby; two daughters, Peggy Ross and Patricia Cumbee; a son-in-law, Dennis Cumbee; a sister, Margarite Franklin; and a brother, LeeRoy Franklin.
She is survived by two grandsons, David Jones (Kim), of Bowling Green and Corey Jones (Patti Jo "PJ"), of Glasgow; a granddaughter, Kaela Cumbee, of Chico, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Marlee and Jacob Ross Jones; and a son-in-law, Mike Ross, of Glasgow.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Published on August 7, 2017
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