She was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Betty Jean Russell.
She is survived by her loving wife Tammy Russell of Belton, MO; her siblings: Sandi (Ron) Brooks; Padi (Terry) Pettus of Farmington, MO; Debi Russell of Kent, WA; Sherri Johnson of Marshall, AR; Cindy (Bill) Wornell of Raymore, MO; Shannon (Michael) Walker of Garden City, MO; and Scott Tiller of Belton, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Paula was a larger than life character. She had a big heart and would do anything for you. She loved to cook and made many excellent dishes. She crocheted and loved antiques. She also loved watching true crime shows.
She adored all her nieces and nephews and loved spending time with them. She also had many fur babies that were her babies. Paula enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and meeting new people. Paula retired from AT&T after many years there.