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Pauline Taplin

September 7, 1956 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 63)


The book of life opened for Pauline Taplin on September 7, 1956, in Allen Farm, Texas.  She was the beloved daughter of Percy B. Davis and Mattie Louise Davis. In her early years, she committed her life to the Lord Jesus Christ. She was baptized at Rockwest Baptist Church in Navasota, Texas where she worshipped until her family relocated to Bryan, Texas.

While living in Bryan, Parlin became a dedicated member of Sky Break Church in College Station, Texas. Pauline received her formal education in the Brazos County School District, attending Ben Milam Elementary School, Anson Jones Middle School, and Stephen F. Austin High School.

In 1973, Pauline and her family relocated to San Diego, California where she attended and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. She experienced a successful career in banking where she worked for, Bank of America, Mitsui Manufacturers Bank, Aggieland Credit Union, and Guarantee Bank.

After over forty years in banking, Pauline retired from BBVA Compass as an Operations Manager. In recent years, she accepted a position with the Brazos County Courts.

Pauline was loved by many and was a stranger to none. She had a great love for her family.

The book of life closed for Pauline on April 21, 2020. She joyfully joined her parents, Percy & Mattie Davis, as well as her brother, Allen Davis.

Pauline was previously married to RoyLee Gibson and in this union she gave birth to three children, Elijah Alhadji Gibson, Kahlilah Starr Otuegbe, and Moses Muge Gibson. She leaves to cherish her memories; children Elijah Alhadji Gibson, Khaliliah Starr, Francis Emenike Otuegbe, and Moses Muge Gibson; siblings Patricia Anderson, Cecelia Richardson, Percy B. Davis, Jr.; many grandchildren; aunts and uncle; nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.

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