Paula Lynn Schoonover, 53, of Greenland passed away Sunday at her home, she was born February 9, 1968, in Amarillo, Texas the daughter of Ronnie and Jo Wadley Murphy. Paula married James “Jake” Schoonover December 24, 1988, in Pampa, Texas, moving to Arkansas in 1991. She worked as an Optician Technician, and was on Greenland’s School Board, Greenland’s Planning Commission, Paula also helped in organizing the 2008 “Save our School” fundraiser in Greenland saving it from being annexed into another school system. Paula enjoyed her time gardening, playing a variety of musical instruments, but most of all enjoyed the company of her family and friends.
Paula is preceded in death by her father and one brother Steven Murphy, she is survived by her husband Jake Schoonover of the home, three sons Aidan Schoonover, Gavin Schoonover, Brandon Schoonover, all of Greenland, her mother Jo Murphy of Winslow.
Services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, August 16, at the First Baptist Church of Greenland with Pastor Gene Fulcher officiating, visitation will begin at 1:00 PM prior to the service. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home. www.heritageofnwa.com