Paula Lynette Lea peacefully passed away in her sleep on August 4th, 2023, at 3:34 am, after a valiant and courageous battle in the hospital for over 170 days. Throughout her time there, she
fought with unwavering determination, displaying incredible strength and resilience in her fight to live and overcome the challenges that life presented her.
Born on December 12th, 1964, in Harrison, Arkansas, Paula was the beloved daughter of Marilyn Whynice Ruff and Brice Albert Blair. She was raised with love and care, and an
upbringing shaped her into the kind, compassionate and strong individual she grew to be.
Paula was a devoted wife to her beloved husband Mike Lea and a nurturing mother to her two sons and a daughter. Her family was her pride and joy, and she cherished every moment
She is survived by her son, Dustin Lea, currently residing in Cache, OK, where he is married to Jamie Lea. Together, they have three beautiful children: Milo, Ben, and Charlotte.
Paula's daughter, Kristen Moss, found her home in Kansas, her two children are Shelby and Symphony.
In addition to her roles as a wife, mother, and grandmother, Paula had an unwavering passion for hair and beauty. She followed her dreams and became a skilled beautician, and her salon,
"Blair's Hair with Flair" became a beloved spot for the community. With her talent, creativity, and warm personality, Paula not only styled hair but also made deep connections with her clients.
She was more than a beautician; she was a confidante, a friend, and a source of comfort for many.
Paula's loving nature extended beyond her family and clients; she was a dear friend to many people over the years. Her kind heart and generous spirit touched the lives of countless individuals, leaving a lasting impact on all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Paula will be laid to rest next to her mother in Maple Wood Cemetery in Harrison, Arkansas, where she will find eternal peace in the embrace of her loved ones.
As we mourn the loss of Paula Lynette Lea, we also celebrate the beautiful life she lived, the strength she showed during her hospital stay, and the profound love she shared. Her memory
will forever be cherished by her family, friends, and all who experienced her warmth and care. May she rest in eternal peace, knowing the love she gave continues to shine in the hearts of
those she touched.
Funeral Services will be held at Church 180 In Harrison AR on Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 at 10 am.