Pauline Emery Brinkley

pauline brinkley

November 22, 1930 ~ December 11, 2023

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Pauline Emery Brinkley, 93, of Asheville, passed away Monday, December 11, 2023.

Born November 22, 1930 in Buncombe County, Pauline was a daughter of the late John and Laler Penley Emery. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Lee Brinkley.

Mrs. Brinkley was a member of Pole Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Brinkley; step-daughter, Clara Lee Banks (Dale) and their 3 children and grandchildren.

Services will be private.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Dear Karen, your Mother was always so sweet and kind to me and my parents and a great neighbor. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  2. I love you Aunt Pauline and so thankful to have spent the day with you a few years ago. I know you and Uncle Elbert are strolling all over Heaven. Please hug my momma and daddy and grandma and pawpaw and tell them that I love them. Heaven got much sweeter 😭

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