Mildred Pauline Bourland was born June 28, 1944 in Schell City, Missouri to Sherlott (Buzzard) and Vernon Greer. She passed away November 10, 2018 at Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri
Pauline was married to Jackie Blackwell on March 31, 1961. Together they had one son Roger Blackwell and two daughters Sherri Bigler and Debbie Jerome. Pauline married Robert Bourland on December 26, 1971. They had one daughter together, Melinda Bourland
We could go on all afternoon about the accomplishments of this wife, mother, sister, grandmother, friend. She loved to garden, she especially loved her roses and sunflowers. She loved to camp, fish and generally be in nature. Pauline always looked forward to the flowers coming up through the snow in the spring. She loved quilting and was suprised to win the blue ribbon in the Osceola quilt show. Pauline like cooking and everytime she did, it was an event. Pauline and her husband Robert raised cattle and that was always dear to her heart. They’ve traveled many miles together all across our great country. She passed on these love’s to her children and her grandchildren. Pauline was a christian and believed that God has his hand in everything.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; brothers, Ronnie and Lenny Greer, along with a precious grandson.
Pauline is survived by their daughter Melinda Bourland. April Oberkrom is Robert’s daughter, but always was accepted by Pauline as one of her own. A brother, Walter Greer of Clinton; 20 grandchildren and great grandchildren, along with four sons-in-law and a daughter-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family and friends.