Paula M. Hallaway, 67

Paula M. Hallaway, 67, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 6:34 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at her residence. 

She was born on March 8, 1951, in Wabash to the late Paul N. and Marie (Chapman) Adams.

Paula married James E. Hallaway on March 3, 1973; he passed away on Dec. 1, 1996.  Paula retired from Wabash County Hospital after 38 years of service.

She is survived by son, Shane (Becky) Blanton of Wabash; daughters, Lisa (Barry) Sodervick and Carisa Blanton both of Wabash; step-sons, Randy Hallaway of Alabama and Ricky Hallaway of Wabash; step-daughter, Tina (Mark) Sybrant of Florida; brother, Phil (Donna) Adams of Wabash; sisters, Pamela Sue (Dean) Starkey of Kokomo, and Dorothy Jean "Dink" Barr of Florida; grandchildren, Niko (Miranda) Macaluso, Marcus (Thomas) Blanton-Schaedel, Christin (Trent) Hoppes, Lakin McCord, Payton Sodervick, Josh (Brittany) Gilleland, Brianna Taylor, and Stephan Taylor, great-grandchildren, Thea Macaluso, Kinsley Hoppes and Aria Disney.

Paula is preceded in death by brothers, Donald and Douglas Johnson.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Webb officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Visitation for family and friends will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the funeral home to offset funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2018 Aug 28