Paulla Kaye Collier
1948 - 2018
Striffler-Hamby Mortuary
4071 Macon Road
Columbus, GA
Paulla Kaye
January 4, 1948-
February 6, 2018
Columbus, Georgia- Paulla Kaye Collier, age 70, resident of Columbus, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled at Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus on Friday, February 9, 2018, 3 p.m. with Reverend Paul Thomas officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior from 2-3 p.m.
Miss Collier, daughter of the late Clarence Paul Collier and Comilla Virginia Welch Collier, was born January 4, 1948 in Duncan, Oklahoma. She was retired from the State of South Carolina Department of Transportation where she faithfully worked as a Supervisor for over 28 years. Miss Collier was a veteran and served her country honorably while in the U.S. Air Force. She was an avid sports fan, enjoying NASCAR; Oklahoma Sooner Football; South Carolina Gamecock football; and the Dallas Cowboys. Miss Collier also attended Evangel Temple Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her brother, Ron (Bonetia) Thomas, Sr. of Columbus; her niece, April (Jarrell) Gilbert of Columbus; three nephews, Ron (Kim) Thomas, Jr. of Columbus, Paul (Pam) Thomas of Columbus, and Thomas (Lyndee) Duncan of Hamilton, Georgia; great nieces, Amanda (Ross) Tucker and Laine Duncan; great nephews, Clay (Olivia) Thomas, Jared Thomas, Shawn Thomas, Jessie Gilbert, and Lewis Duncan; other family members, Kip Pruitt, Ben Freeny, Bill Young, and Bob Young; and long time friends, Gerald and Lisa Padgett; and precious dog, Millie.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to PAWS Humane, 4900 Milgen Road, Columbus, Georgia 31907. Condolences may be offered at

Published by Ledger-Enquirer on Feb. 8, 2018.
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August 10, 2018
I am so sorry I am just hearing of this great loss. I love you Paula and will miss you so much.
Debbie Johnson
August 10, 2018
So sorry to hear about Paulla
Billy. Pat Brooks
August 9, 2018
Just found out. I didn't know.
betty Murphy
August 8, 2018
Ron & Bonita,
I am so sorry to hear of Paulla's passing. May GOD be with you all at this time. I will be praying for you all. Paula was such a very warm and caring person.
February 8, 2018
I will never forget her smile and a warm hug love you Paula Kay
Kathy Douthit
February 7, 2018
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