Funeral was Jan. 8 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Randy James officiating. A private burial was in West Bridgeport Cemetery.
Paula was born Sept. 27, 1920, to Richard and Maggie Ora (Cherry) Ball in Loveland, Okla. She married Fred Edwards April 3, 1983, in Bridgeport. Paula worked in food service at Golden Years Retreat and was a member of Cates Street Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James R. Mullins; her second husband, Fredrick W. Edwards; daughter Jayme Mullins; brother Billy Dan Ball; and great-grandson Nathan Marsh.
Survivors include her daughter, Jerry Mullins of Bridgeport; grandchildren Robyn Barnett, Greg Little, Shannon Canova and Heather Canova Villegas; great-grandchildren Brook and Bailey Barnett, Nicholas O’Neal, Noah Marsh and Cooper Little; sister-in-law Wanda Amin; other family members and a host of friends.