Wanda LouCeil Pauley, 77, of Milan, MO passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Milan Health Care Facility in Milan.
Wanda was born December 27, 1935 in Mansfield, MO the daughter of Milton Long and Bertha Henry Long. She attended school in the area.
She married Donnie Dean Pauley in Maryville, MO. They were married 24 years until his death in November 2005.
Wanda was a homemaker who enjoyed arts & crafts and fishing. She was an excellent cook and liked to spend time with her family and many friends.
She is survived by four children, Russell Mortenson Boyd of San Diego, CA, Valerie Kay Owens of Maryville, MO, Jackie Irene Campbell of Milan, MO and Willard Lee Shimel of Kansas City, MO; three step-children, Mark Pauley of Chillicothe, MO, Rick Pauley and Steve Pauley both of Milan, MO; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Reba Churchill of Kent, WA; brother, Gordon Long of Atlanta, GA; aunt, Alta Henson of Ulysses, KS; nieces and nephews.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Donnie.
Memorials in honor of Wanda Pauley may be made to the Newtown Cemetery and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, MO 64601. On line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Newtown Cemetery, Newtown, MO.
There has been a cremation and no visitation in scheduled.
Services are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.