The funeral for Mary Alice Thomas Paulk will be on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. The Rev. David Shumaker will officiate.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Paulk, of Starkville, wife of John I. Paulk, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. She is the daughter of the late Nathan Gerard Thomas and Mary Burwell Martin Thomas of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. In addition to her husband of 57 years, her sons’ John I. Paulk Jr. of Carrollton, Ga. and Thomas M. Paulk of Decatur, Ga., survive her. She attended Winthrop College in Rock Hill, S.C. and the University of North Alabama before becoming a homemaker and mother.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a charity of your choice.