Helen Vileta Pauley, a 93 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 3:02 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2020 at Sunnyview Nursing Home of Trenton.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Newtown Cemetery in Newtown, MO. Social distancing and masks and suggested. Memorial donations are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Newtown Cemetery and may be left with or mailed to Slater Neal Funeral Home in Trenton.
Helen Vileta Pauley was born July 24, 1927 near Pollock in Sullivan County, MO to Paul and Opal (Hill) Doolin. On December 17, 1947 she was united in marriage to Francis Pauley in Princeton, MO. He preceded her in death November 14, 2010. Helen and Francis farmed northwest of Newtown until moving into Newtown in 1995. After Francis’s death Helen moved to Trenton. Helen enjoyed crocheting and making cookies for her grandkids. She was also known for her large garden.
Surviving relatives include her daughter Vileta Griffin and husband Larry of Trenton, son Richard Pauley of Centerville, IA, grandchildren; Danny Griffin and wife Jessica, Brad Griffin and wife Tia, Melinda Trump and husband Mike, Malinda Ratliff and husband Jim, Malissa Peace and husband Eric, Becky Cline, and Nicole Crow and husband Jess, great grandchildren, Sheyan, Dacota, Jailee, Sophie, Jaycie, Coleman, Riley, and Reid Griffin, Skylar Ratliff, Garnett and Allen Peace, Korbyn Carter, Brody Crow, Olivia and Mikenzey Thompkins, and Amelia and Gypsy Nelson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter-in-law Pam Pauley, siblings, Dorothy Gibson, Eldon Doolin, Erma Gibson, Wayne Doolin, and Juanita Doolin, and a grandson Brian Pauley
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