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Paula Kathleen Bailey

Funeral services for Mrs. Paula Kathleen Bailey, 77 of Quitman are scheduled for 10 A. M. Saturday May 18 at Forest Hill Baptist Church with Brothers Fred Morrow and Don Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Clover Hill Cemetery in Wood County. Visitation will be held Friday, May 17 at Lowe Funeral Home in Quitman from 6 to 8 P.M.

Paula was born February 13, 1942 in Urania, LA to Leon and Frances Britton Lee and died May 14, 2019 in Tyler, TX. She moved to East Texas in 1945 and lived most of her life in Wood County. She was a homemaker and a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church.

Paula was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Lee Johnston.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 60 years, Doyle Ray Bailey, Quitman; sons David Bailey and wife Lesa of Mineola and Jeff Bailey and wife Jennifer of Mt. Pleasant; brothers Johnny Lee of Carthage and Joe Lee of Quitman; 8 grandchildren: Bethany Bailey, John David Gibson, Breanna Bailey, Hannah Bailey, Rachel Bailey, David Harris, Scott Harris, and Chelsea Crisp; 8 great grandchildren: BaeLynn, Khale, Kynlee, Lilly, Cohen, Zane, Dawson, and Maverick; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Lee, John David Gibson, Josh Kuhlman, Scott Harris, David Harris, and Colton Crisp. Tyler Reed will serve as honorary pallbearer.

If desired, memorials may be made to Forest Hill Baptist Church (TX Baptist Home) 1880 Hwy 37 North, Quitman, TX 75783.


Lowe Funeral Home
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    Quitman, Texas 75783

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Forest Hill Baptist Church
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  • 1880 N St Hwy 37
    Quitman, Texas 75783

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Oh I'm so sorry for your loss. Paula was a wonderful person & I loved her. Wish I had met her before our adulthood. She was a great cousin & we had a blast on our genealogy trip😍! She will keep my husband Jerry in stitches up in heaven. Two amazing people! My condolences & best to you Doyle Ray.

Dorothy Hocott Jun 10 2019 12:00 AM

A wonderful lady. Our condolences to the family.

Clayton and Jennifer Joiner May 18 2019 12:00 AM

Doyle, sorry to see this.....

Bobby Bryant May 18 2019 12:00 AM

My Thoughts and Prayers goes out to each and everyone of the Family members. May you find Comfort,Peace, Strength and Love, in Jesus Name.

Cheryl Tennyson May 17 2019 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences. I will miss her smiles and laughter.

Barbara Johnson May 16 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. Paula was always a fun loving person. Always supporting her kids, grand kids and her wonderful husband. Heaven gained a special person.

Jeannie Swann Weaver May 15 2019 12:00 AM