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Paula A Lee

Conway, AR, 1934 - 2019

Paula Oates Smith Lee died at home on April 3, 2019. She was born on September 14, 1934 to John and Pearl Baker Oates in Russellville, Ark. She was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands.
She is survived by two sisters, Jackie Robinette (Robert) of Conway, Ark. and Virginia Davis (Richard) of Kansas City, Mo. Paula is also survived by three children D'Lisa McDonald (Jim) of Benton, Ark.; Chuck Smith (Lisa) of Huntsville, Ala.; Lori Smith of Conway, AR; five grandchildren Kate Baker, Leigh Espey (Matt), Matt Smith, (Angie), Sarah King (Carl), Jack Smith; six great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Paula owned and operated Chick-A-Dilly in Conway for many years. She was Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Continuing Education at UCA until she retired in 1997 after 28 years. During her tenure at UCA, she also earned a BS degree in business. She was a faithful member of 1st Presbyterian Church in Conway where she served as a elder, deacon, and treasurer. She enjoyed ministering to fellow members, friends, and neighbors by taking food to those unable to cook for themselves.
Funeral Services will be on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. at 1st Presbyterian Church in Conway. Visitation will be on Sunday April 7, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Published April 6, 2019

Roller-McNutt / Conway
8th and Vine, P.O. Box 249, Conway, AR
Phone: 501-374-2731