Paulette S. Moore, age 64, of Sturgis, and formerly of Colon, passed away, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at the Sturgis Hospital emergency room.
Paulette was born Oct. 24, 1946, in Oakland, Calif., a daughter to the late Myron Grant Parks and Dorothy (Smith) Thatcher.
Paulette had lived most all of her life in the Colon and Sturgis area and had attended Colon Schools.
She had worked for the St. Joseph Community Co-Op in Sturgis and also at the Arch Workshop in Sturgis.
She is survived by one son, Brian Deal of North Carolina; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, two sisters, Pamela (Dewey) Darby of Sturgis and Penny (Robert) Bauman of Colon; and special friends and caregivers Kelly and Sonny Massey of Sturgis and several nieces and nephews.
Paulette was preceded in death by two sons, Carlos Parks and William (Billy) Deal.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Funeral services celebrating the life of Paulette S. Moore will be Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Kurt Kuhlmann officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon.