Paula Sue Smith
Paula Sue Smith
  • August 3, 1949 - July 31, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mrs. Paula Sue Smith, age 67, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, July 31, 2017. She was born August 3, 1949 in Sheridan, Michigan. She was retired from the Douglas County School System, where she worked as the Media Clerk at Factory Shoals Elementary School and was known to dress up as Mother Goose. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, who called her “Mimi”, and her dog, Gordon Setter “Ellie”.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her father, Donald Chapin.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years of wedded bliss, Dennis Smith; daughter, Lisa (Chris) White; mother, Nona Anderson Chapin; brothers, Jesse (Linda) Chapin and Larry (Cathy) Chapin; sister, Connie (David) Difatta; brother-in-law, David (Lucy) Smith; sister-in-law, Shiela (Larry) Craven; two grandchildren, Emily White and Carson White; as well as nieces, nephews and other family members.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel.

Flowers accepted or the family requests donations be made in memory of Mrs. Smith to the Douglas County Animal Services, 2171 Mack Road, Douglasville, GA 30135.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246