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Paula Carol Sykes

May 27, 1948 - Aug 26, 2021 (Age 73)

Cathedral City, California

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As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. She truly loved her family and her friends. We had the best of times and we lifted each other through our hard times . Definitely a God fearing and God loving woman.

To me, she was Aunt Paula. Such a close family friend to us, I can hardly name a childhood memory that doesn’t include Aunt Paula. She had such a gift for writing, so eloquently, so positively that the words came to life off the pages. Her laugh was contagious. She was always there for our family. Always wanted to lift us up in bad times and revel in the good times. Thank you for always putting on paper many of your wonderful thoughts as I will cherish that so much. I hope the memories...

The scripture that I read before the poem..

Beautiful poem that I read from my mother At her Service Cathedral city

Front cover of her service pamphlet

Inside of service pamphlets

Thank you all for your love and your condolences to the family! May God‘s angels be with you all and protect you from harm fear and sicknesses!..
I had the honor to get up and speak at my moms services that poem I had found several years ago and it reminded me of my father as I lost my father at a very young age of 21 I had absolutely no idea the next time I would ever read this poem in public would be at my mothers funeral I always pass at home on two friends that lost love ones I did...

So sorry of your loss. Big hugs to Max and Rachelle. She was a very sweet and fun person. She will be forever in the hearts of all who knew her. She will be deeply missed. Love you Aunt Paula

You are missed. Your son, Max, is an amazing man with a huge heart. He has been one of my absolute best friends since childhood ...
Mrs. Sykes you will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace.


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