Paula was born and raised in Perry. She lived on a farm with lots of animals, where her love of animals was fostered. Paula is a married mother of four wonderful children and five grandchildren. She has a passion for rescued animals and helping them find forever homes. Her newest family member is a rescue named Buddy. Paula has compassion and passion for people in need. She serves as mission coordinator at her church, as well as helping with their connection meal. She also works with the local Teen Challenge facility. When she is not working with the community, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to parks and enjoying the beach.