Reona Paul
Friday
5
August

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, August 5, 2022
Corinth Baptist Church
502 Northwest Highway M
Chilhowee, Missouri, United States
Friday
5
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, August 5, 2022
Corinth Baptist Church
502 Northwest Highway M
Chilhowee, Missouri, United States
Friday
5
August

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Friday, August 5, 2022
Carrsville Cemetery
1085 Northwest 501 Road
Petersburg, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Reona B. Paul

Reona Bell Paul, 88, of Chilhowee, Missouri was born August 3, 1933, the daughter of Pearl E. (Elliott) Steward and James E. Steward. She went to be with the Lord on August 1, 2022, surrounded by her family in her home. Reona was born and raised in Clinton, MO. She was united in marriage to William (Billy) Hadley Paul on January 17, 1953. She enjoyed fishing, camping, flower gardening, mushroom hunting, travelling the world after retirement, reading and spending time with family. She was an active member of Corinth Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School Secretary for many years. She worked as a secretary in Kansas City while her husband was serving his country during the Korean War. She worked as a mother and homemaker until her children all entered school, then she worked various jobs in the community. She eventually began working in the Clinton School District until retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband on October 3, 2019; her parents; and a brother, Leroy Steward. She is survived by three children, Sam Paul and partner, Max King, rural Jamesport, MO, Gail Leaderbrand (Gary), Blue Eye, MO, and Denise Ingels (Richard), Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia; four grandchildren, Devin Nevels (Ashleigh), Garrett Nevels, Justin Ingels (Ginny), and Danielle Ingels (Aldane Edwards); and two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Helen Bisbee, Stuttgart, Arkansas; brother-in-law, Jim Paul (Marsha), Hickory Creek, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Corinth Baptist Church, 502 Northwest Highway N, Chilhowee, Mo. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., just prior to the funeral service. Please follow detour signs to the church. She will lie in state from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in the Carrsville Cemetery, Chilhowee, Mo. Lunch will be provided immediately following the interment service. Pallbearers will be, Devin Nevels, Garrett Nevels, Justin Ingels, Richard Ingels, Gary Leaderbrand and Doug Steward. Honorary pallbearers will be Danielle Ingels, Aldane Edwards, Ginny Ingels, Ashleigh Nevels, Arabel Ingels and Isla Ingles. The family suggests memorial contributions to Corinth Baptist Church, Carrsville Cemetery or Bethlehem Cemetery, and these donations may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.bradleyhadley.com. Please allow an extra 15-20 minutes drive time due to road construction en route to the church. Detour signs will be strategically placed at the junction of Highways M and N and the junction of Highway N and gravel road 501.
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