Paula Kay (Lowery) Whitaker was born 48 years ago on July 13, 1969 in Hamilton, Ohio, to Paul and Jean Lowery. She married Alex Whitaker on May 3, 2014.
She is preceded in death by her father, Paul and her sister, Sue.
She leaves behind her husband of 4 years, Alex Whitaker. Her step daughter Jessica Whitaker. Her mother, Jean Lowery. Her sister, Dottie (Jim) Lambertston. Nephews Mark (Laura) Lambertson, Andrew Lambertson; nieces Amy Keller, Leesa (Joshua) Lance, and Kailyn Lambertson.
Paula attended Lakota High School and graduated from the University of Indianapolis, Magna Cum Laude, with a degree in Organizational Leadership. She worked as a Communications Specialist at AAR Aircraft Services in Indianapolis.
Prior to moving to Indiana, Paula was an active member of the Shekinah Singers at Princeton Pike Church of God in Hamilton, Ohio. She attended Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood. Paula served as secretary for the 500 Chapter (Indianapolis) of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP.) While at AAR, Paula was key in coordinating many charitable activities including the annual Christmas Giving Tree, the AAR Plane Pull for the Special Olympics, and many blood drives for the Central Indiana Regional Blood Center (CIRBC).
Paula was fiercely loyal to her family and friends. Despite many health issues over the years she was always willing and eager to help anyone with any type of project. She loved sewing, quilting, and party planning – especially for Halloween. Paula brought a great deal of love and enthusiasm into the lives of the people around her, she will be missed everyday.
“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard but always near. Still loved, still missed and held so dear.”
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue. The funeral will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com.