George Paula M. George, age 62 passed away February 8, 2014 at First Community Village after a long illness. Preceded in death by parents Ralph and Doris George. A lifelong resident of Columbus, Paula was a 1969 graduate of Whetstone High, where she was active in both the Concert & Marching Bands. Graduated Cum Laude from Columbus State in 1992. She was a 20-year volunteer for the Red Cross Blood Mobile and was a Docent for 20 years at the Columbus Zoo, where she was affectionately known as "Paula Koala". She is survived by cousins, John, David and Gary Atwood, Bill Durrant and Alberta Parry; and many friends including Helen, Lois, Judy, Doreen, Nanci, Wilma, Len and Diane, Jane, Molly, Jennifer and Sue. A memorial service has not been planned at this time. Private interment at Union Cemetery. Arrangements handled by WEIR-AREND FUNERAL HOME, Columbus, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory can be made to the Columbus Zoo, the Ovarian Cancer Alliance, or Hospice at First Community Village. Please visit www.weirarendfuneral.com to sign the official online condolence book.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 23, 2014