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Paulla Whittaker Harrelson

February 18, 1950 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 71)

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Paulla Whittaker Harrelson passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the age of 71.

Paulla was born on February 18, 1950 in Greenbay, WI to Roger and Virginia Whittaker. She met and married Robert Harrelson in 2005.  She worked as a hairdresser for 25 years and for the US Postal Service for 15. They moved to Gautier, MS in 2015 where she was a member of First Methodist Church of Gautier. Paulla loved working in her yard, swimming and of course spending time with her cat, Chee Chee. Paulla fought a courageous battle and at 1:00am Tuesday morning, she won. She will be missed greatly.


She is preceded in death by her parents, and is survived by her husband, Robert Harrelson of Gautier, MS; and 7 children, Peter, Scott, Jayme, Zachow, Robin Barlow (Brian), Sherri Small (Jeremy), Sarah Stewart (David), and Anthony Delius; siblings, Pam, Mike, Kim and Steven;14 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.


A Memorial Service in her honor will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021  at 2pm with at First Methodist Church of Gautier with reception to follow.

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Memorial Service
July 1, 2021

2:00 PM
First Methodist Church of Gautier

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