Wilma Jane Paulson

Wilma Jane Paulson, 78, of Tullos, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the LaSalle Nursing Home of Jena. She was born September 23, 1939 in Cotton Valley to her parents, Dalton Artis and Tiny Lorena Fish Bellar. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 19, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Gary Norris officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 23 years, Paul Harvey Paulson; brother, James Howard Bellar; and sister, Bonnie Curry. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, James Dalton Young of West Monroe, Jessie “Pete” Young, Jr. of Port Barre, Paul Eric Paulson and Scott Curry, both of Tullos; daughters, Lynne Jackson and Billie Jo Bird, both of Tullos; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers were grandsons, Eli Young, Shane Young, Chris Young, Sherwin Williams, Robert Warwick and Chase Williams. Dustin Jackson served as honorary pallbearer.

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