1948 Frances 2014

Frances 'Paulette' Schilling (Bowick)

October 4, 1948 — June 13, 2014

Frances “Paulette” Bowick Schilling, 65, of James Island, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014 Paulette was born on October 4, 1948 in Charleston, SC to the late James Bowick and Nona Mae Postell Rivers. Paulette attended schools in Charleston, where she lived her entire life. She worked at the Butterfly Flower Shop and enjoyed making people smile. She attended James Island Baptist Church and was a member of the Charleston Rifle Club. Paulette enjoyed bowling, shagging and traveling with her husband Red. Her family remembers her as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James Sinkler Bowick, Jr. and one grandson, James Alan Hines, Jr. Survivors include her husband of 21 years, Alexander “Red” Schilling; 5 daughters, Donna Schilling Close of Mt. Pleasant, Karen Schilling Taylor of Moncks Corner, Ann Marie Hines of Johns Island, Pankey Schilling Gross (Daniel) of Mt. Pleasant and Margaret Elizabeth Carter of Wrightsville, GA; and one son, Alexander F. Schilling, III of Orlando, FL; 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6pm-7pm prior to the service. Paulette requested that those attending her service dress casually or come as you are. A private family burial will held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Roper St. Francis Hospice, 125 Doughty Street, Suite 790, Charleston, SC 29403. Paulette's family would like to especially thank the members of VFW 445 for all the help they gave her. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. mcalister-smith.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412, phone 843-614-8494.
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