Elma Pauline Mapes Hinds
”1935 - 2007”

    Elma Pauline Mapes Hinds

    Elma Pauline Mapes Hinds
    Elma Pauline Hinds of Wyandotte, Oklahoma departed this life on Saturday, June 30, 2007 at the Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma at the age of seventy-two years. Pauline entered this life on January 18, 1935 in Ottawa County, Oklahoma born to the late Charlie and June (Shinn) Mapes. She was a lifelong resident of the Tiff City, Missouri area. For 21 and a half years she was employed by Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma retiring in 2003 as a ward clerk. Pauline gave her heart to Christ early in her life and was a member of the Grace Presbyterian Church in Grove, Oklahoma. In her spare time she volunteered at the hospital as a Cherry Red and was past president of the Grand Lake Craft Association. Pauline enjoyed crocheting and her beloved dog Lucky. She was full of life, laughter and kindness. Pauline never complained and never spoke a harsh word to anyone. She is lovingly described as an honest and caring lady whose heart and door was always open. Pauline took great joy in her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all her family and friends. On December 21, 1983 she was united in marriage to Connie Hinds and together they shard seven years before his passing on July 24, 1991. She was also preceded by her parents; a daughter, Twila Crowder; and a brother, John D. Mapes. Pauline is survived by two daughters, Carol Adair and husband, Wayne Hobbs and Rachel Shorter and husband Cobb all of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Misty Hadley, Gisele Adair, Austin Shorter and Dustin Shorter; two brothers, Hubert Mapes of Medford, Oregon and Ottie Luther of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.
    Birth: Jan. 18, 1935 Ottawa County Oklahoma, USA
    Death: Jun. 30, 2007 Grove Delaware County Oklahoma, USA
    Burial: Council House Cemetery

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