Paula R. Smith, 47, a Lee County resident most of her life, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Cape Coral. She was born June 28, 1967, in Thomasville, Ga.
She was of the Baptist faith. She was a property manager with a cam licensee. She was a mother and a grandmother first, she loved reading, playing games on facebook, NASCAR racing, as well as traveling and meeting new people. Everyone that met her liked her, everyone that new her loved her she will truly missed.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Jeffrey "JB" Mullens of Cape Coral; her mother, Janice Exum of Fort Myers; four children, Danielle Smith of Lehigh Acres, Kari Smith of Buckingham, Shaun O'Hara of Cape Coral and Samantha O'Hara,also of Cape Coral; two stepchildren, James Mullens of Cape Coral and Jilian Mullens of Nashville, TN; two brothers, Dale Ward of Ocala and Christopher Ward of NH; one sister-in-law, Debbie Dean of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, McKenzie, Trenton, Brian, Larkin and Mia; as well as Toby, the dog.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Ward, in 2002.
Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 26, at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Ft. Myers.
Memorial contributions in memory of Paula Smith are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.