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Paula Marie (Straight) Tillman

December 14, 1971 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Paula Tillman Obituary

Paula Marie Tillman, age 51, passed away on November 07, 2023 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. She was born on December 14, 1971 to Paul E. Straight Sr. and Debra Dedeaux in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Paula embraced life with a vibrant spirit, choosing to express herself in a kaleidoscope of colors that reflected her radiant personality. Exuding confidence and warmth, she was a woman of unwavering faith, serving as the cherished matriarch who bound her family together with love. Paula's love for her family was the heartbeat of her existence. As the glue that held them together, she took immense pride in creating a home filled with warmth and joy. Whether she was in the kitchen, preparing delightful dishes for festive occasions, or enjoying her favorite crime dramas like Law and Order and Criminal Minds, Paula's presence was a beacon of strength and love. Her outgoing nature and love for looking her best showcased her strong sense of self, leaving an indelible mark on those who were fortunate enough to know her. In her love for life's simple pleasures, Paula Tillman created a lasting legacy of faith, family, and unwavering love.

Welcoming Paula into Heaven is her sister, Paulette Straight and her brother, Paul Straight Jr. Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 26 years, Donald Ray Tillman; daughter, Zarri Simone Tillman; sisters, Jasmine straight, April (Tiffany) Straight, Myiesha Straight, and Ryane Dedeaux; brother, Malcolm Dedeaux, and numerous nieces and nephews. Trinity Funeral Services is honored to serve the Tillman Family and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers during these difficult times.

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December 2, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
New Light Baptist Church
5120 Burney Rd
Vancleave, MS 39565
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