Paula Jean Thompson, 73, of Orange, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 10, at her home. Funeral services will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City with the Rev. John W. Harrell of United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City, and the Rev. Donald Bearce officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, at the church.

Born in Rockville, In., on April 16, 1939, Paula was the daughter of Paul Leroy Smith and Mary Catherine (Clodfelter) Smith. She was a member of United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City, where she worked in the book store and was a part of the tape ministry.

Preceded in death by her parents, Paula is survived by her sons and daughters-in-laws, Alan and Jackie Thompson of Crawfordsville, IN, Brian E. and Tanya Thompson of Sour Lake; and grandchildren, Eric Richardson, Lauran Thompson, Alli Conkright and husband Kody, Kyler Thompson and wife Jess, and Logan Thompson.

She is also survived by her great-grandchild, Kayne Thompson; sister, Nancy McCloud of Lumberton; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City, 2056 W. Roundbunch Rd., Bridge City, TX 77630, or to the charity of your choice.