Funeral Mass for Paula Reason McKay of Hamburg will begin at 10:00am on Monday, October 25th, 2021 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Rexmere. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.
Paula McKay, age 66, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the Valley View Nursing Home in Marksville. Paula loved working outside in her flower bed planting beautiful flowers. She worked for years in Alexandria at The Winner Circle Off Track Betting as manager. She then started working at Paragon Casino when it opened in Avoyelles Parish as a dealer then later as the manager of the Off Track Betting for 15 years before retiring because of her disability. Paula was also an avid bowler and she bowled the highest game by a woman with a score of 299 on November 12th, 1990.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 48 years, Emile McKay of Hamburg; sisters, Rhonda Kimball (Charles Raborn) of Moreauville; Deborah Brou (Louie) of Mansura, Karen Guillory (Gary) of Gardner; brother, Brent Reason (Yalonda) of Moreauville; sisters-in-law, Joann Daigrepont of Marksville and Darlene McKay of Hessmer; brother-in-law, Bruce McKay of Marksville; nieces and nephews: Penny, Shane, Cory, Casey, Jessica, Brandon, and Kelly; great-nieces and nephews: Joshua, Zachary, Madison, Hudson, Jordan, Mackenzie, Carson, Harlee, Lawrence, Hailey, Cameron, Hudson, Abby, and Devery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are: Casey Walker, Charles Raborn, Brent Reason, Gary Guillory, Kevin Walker, and Brandon Kimball; honorary pallbearer: Harlee Daigrepont.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred & Rose Reason; maternal grandparents, Verdis Lemoine & Winston Brouillette; paternal grandparents, Osma & Eulalie Reason.
Visitation will take place at the Escude Funeral Home of Moreauville on Sunday, October 24th, 2021 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and will resume Monday morning at 8:00am.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350.
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