PAULDING – Paula M. Scott, age 57, passed away on Saturday, January 1 at Van Wert Health.

Paula was born on Sept. 16, 1964 in Paulding to Darrold Sr. and Karen (Puckett) Scott. Paula proudly served her country in the U.S. Army. She was also an avid bingo player and she loved to crochet.

Paula is survived by her mother, Karen Scott; children: Travis (Bethany) Hernandez, Auburn, Indiana; Calieb Salas, Burnsville, Mississippi; Shanelle (Mike) Sellers, Van Wert; siblings: Darrold (Deb) Scott Jr., Oakwood; Amy (Laurence) Goings, Latty; Charlene (Terry) Pastor, Kendelville, Indiana; nine grandchildren and her loving dog, Maddie.

Paula is preceded in death by her father, Darrold Scott Sr.; son, Dustin C. Scott; brother, Brian Scott and nephew, Andrew Scott.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 15 at Den Herder Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Porter officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding.

A gathering of friends and family will be held 8 a.m. until time of services on Saturday, January 15 at Den Herder Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Salvation Army – Van Wert, 1116 S. Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891.

The family asks that anyone attending Paula’s services please wear a mask or facial covering.

Online condolences may be shared at www.denherderfh.com.