Paula Sue Gipson Perkins 1961-2023


Services for Paula Sue Gipson Perkins, 61, of Alba were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 at Amazing Grace Fellowship Church,with Bro. Byron George and Laci Caviness officiating.

Interment was in Pilgrim Rest #2 Cemetery, Golden.

Mrs. Perkins passed away Jan. 16, 2023 at her residence in Alba. She was born Feb. 5, 1961 in Grand Saline to John Wesley and Margie Ruth Hill Gipson. Paula lived all her life in the Alba-Golden area and was a member of Amazing Grace Fellowship Church. She married Edward Douglas Perkins on July 3, 1986 in Alba. Paula was a business woman and entrepreneur, she and her husband, Edward, owned and operated a mechanic shop and she also owned and operated a tanning salon.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a baby brother.

Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Edward Perkins of Alba; two sons, Dustin Perkins and Reese Perkins and wife Jessica of Alba; brother, Steve Gipson and wife Brenda of Grand Saline; sister, Lisa Jones of Alba; eight grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.