Opal Lee Pauley of Wayne
Opal Lee Pauley, 79, of Wayne, WV went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, WV. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Dillon officiating. Burial will follow in the Stephens Cemetery, Wilson Creek. She was born on June 14, 1933 in Wayne County, WV, to the late Pearley Stephens and Mary Alice Sellards Stephens. Opal was preceded in death by her son Tony Lee Pauley, sisters Arinita Stephens and Kathleen Stephens Batten and brothers Pearley “Jack” Stephens and Glen Stephens. Surviving is her daughter Sandra Stephens (James) of Wayne, WV, sons Harold Pauley (Patty) of Lavalette and Dale Ray “Whitey” Pauley (Mary Ann) of Wayne, WV, sisters Wanda Walters of Columbus, Ohio, Phyllis Adkins (Clinton) of Newport News, Va, Sylvia Mathis (Ed) of Huntington, WV, one brother Odes Stephens of Columbus, Ohio. Also surviving her are her six grandchildren: Elysaa Carico (Luther), Melissa Walker (Justin), Jennifer Pauley, Jeremiah Stephens (Tonya), Rusty Pauley and Toney Dale Pauley, nine great grandchildren Ashley Toppins, Allie Adkins, Gavin & Rylee Carico who called Opal their Mamaw Honey, Tyler and Kaiden Hensley, Savannah, Eden and Rusty “Hoss” Pauley, her caregiver and special friend Shonda Marshall. Pallbearers will be her grandsons Jeremiah Stephens, Rusty Pauley and Toney Daley Pauley, also Luther Carico, Rick Clay and Justin Walker.