TRUMANN - Mrs. Paula Kaye McHalffey, 51, departed this life on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Med in Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. McHalffey was born in Trumann, Ark. and had lived most of her lifetime in the Trumann area.. She was the housekeeper for Central Ford in Trumann and a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. . She was preceded in death by her parents, Theo O'Neal Austin, Jr. and Carolyn Hamric Austin.
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Jackie Lee McHalffey of the home; one daughter, Courtney Halpain and husband Josh of Mt. View, Ark.; two sons, Jeremy Austin and wife Jami of Jonesboro and Cody Scott and wife Autumn of Trumann; four sisters, DeDe Wells, Leah King and Patricia Owens, all of Trumann and Thea Austin of Fayetteville, Ark.; two brothers, Theo Austin III of Trumann and Chuck Liedtke of Central Point, Oregon and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held April 4th at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church near Trumann with Rev. Larry Loggins officiating. Graveside services were held April 5th at Keller's Chapel Cemetery In Jonesboro, Ark.
Pallbearers were Josh Halpain, Chuck Liedtke, Kenny Brown Thompson, Joseph Wheeler, Dustin Hanna and Jagger Harness.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.