Paula Kay Hatfield was born on March 22, 1953, in Thayer, Missouri, the daughter of Johnnie Smith and Marjorie Hefner Smith, and passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 69.
She was united in marriage on August 3, 1996, in Koshkonong, Missouri to William Curtis Hatfield.
Paula is survived by her husband, William Hatfield; one daughter, Stacie Rae Huffman; one step-son, Jacob Donavan Hatfield; three sisters, Dianne Sharp, Peggy Earls and Katherine Ollar; three grandchildren, Tanner Huffman, Kelsie Landreth and Jacob Donavan Hatfield, Jr.; and two great grandchildren, Eleanor Landreth and Bentley Huffman; other relatives; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and Marjorie Smith; one daughter, Crystal Dawn Butler; and one son, Leslie Wayne Butler.
Paula was a hairdresser for over 40 years. She enjoyed camping and floating. She also loved traveling with her family. She was good at crocheting. However, most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Paula will truly be missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services for Paula Hatfield will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.
Interment will be on Friday, July 15, 2022, in Shiloh Grand Gulf Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.