Mrs. Pauline D. Dial, 86, of Oxford, passed away Sept. 25. Mrs. Dial was a lifelong resident of Newton County and faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Oxford.
She enjoyed reading and traveling. Mrs. Dial loved her family dearly and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert Rudolphus Dial, parents Clarence and Allie (Hooten) Durden, sister Frances Sockwell and brother Bill Durden.
Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law Danny and Pam Dial of Jackson, Rick Dial of Lawrenceville, Terri Whitehead of Snellville; grandchildren Eric Dial and his fiancée Kimberly Singley, Stephanie Dial, Chad Dial; great-grandchildren Olivia Dial, Sailor Dial, Jessie Singley, Wyatt Benefield; sisters and brother-in-law Clara Roberts, Ann and Billy Reid, all of Covington; brother and sisters-in-law LeRoy and Bennie Durden of Oxford, Betty Durden Brown of Covington; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service for Mrs. Dial was held Sept. 27 at Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington, with Pastor Lenn Hollingsworth officiating.