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Pearline Hines 1935-2021

MINERAL RIDGE — Pearline Hines, 86, of 3379 Main St., Mineral Ridge, departed this life at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge, following complications from an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 8, 1935, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Willie and Ester Smith Henderson.

Ms. Hines was employed with General Motors B.O.C. Lordstown Division for 30-plus years as a metal assembler in the Fab Plant before retiring. She also worked as a nurse’s assistant at Community Hospital and Warren General.

She was a 1953 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.

She was a member of Grace A.M.E. Church and belonged to the Hill Toppers Bowling League, Local Union 1714 (1112) Civil Rights Committee and was chairperson of the Women’s Civil Rights Committee. She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed bowling and loved playing baseball, especially in the Negro Baseball League.

She leaves to mourn three sons, Joe L. Parker and Franklin D.R. (Arlene) Parker Jr., both of Warren, and Tyrone E. Parker of Chicago; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Franklin Parker Sr. and Julius Hines; one son, William Parker; and one daughter, Ms. Pamela Parker.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, with calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m., at East Side Church of Christ, 1750 Niles Road SE, Warren. Burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery.

Masks are required and social distancing will be upheld.

Cards and condolences may be sent to the family at 2587 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, OH 44485.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.

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