UNION, S.C. - Mrs. Pauline Willard Stepp, age 91, of Stepp Rd., Union, widow of Ray D. Stepp, died July 18, 2002, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Mrs. Stepp was born in Union County on August 28, 1910, a daughter of the late John and Bernice Wright Willard. She was a member of the Fairforest Baptist Church and was retired from United Merchants, Union Plant. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Beatrice Vaughan James of North Augusta, Mary S. and W. J. Scales of Union; two sons, Richard Stepp of North Augusta and W. Ralph Stepp of Union; a sister, Leona Moss of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Fairforest Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Aulbrey Calvert and Rev. Jimmy Coyle. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens. The body will remain at the funeral home where the family will receive friends. Memorial may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605. The S. R. Holcombe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle July 20, 2002