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April 23, 2024

Paula Ernestine Coley

Paula Ernestine Coley, 66, of Olin Village, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Olin Village.

She was born September 29, 1950, in Marion County, Indiana, daughter of the late David Franklin Coley and Pauline LaVonne Vantriese Coley. She had worked in medical records at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

Survivors include her cousin, Ruth McLean of Statesville.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Coley Family by visiting our website at

1 Comment

  1. Michael L Gallagher on November 10, 2022 at 12:27 pm

    I was a good friend of the Coley family when I first met them in 1966 when I moved to Miami, Florida. We worked at the VA Medical Center in downtown, Miami, FL: I had been thinking of them recently and knew Paula’s parents had passed. I visited her father’s home in Statesville, NC several times and once with my daughter Janelle. I thought I would try to locate Paula and catch up. Sadly, I see that she passed back in 2017. My heart is numb after reading that info. I remember that had Dad’s home was next door to his niece, Ruth McLean. I hope she is well. Maybe if she reads this she can contact me via my email so I can find out what happened to Paula. I knew that she became an Acupuncture Practitioner and studied Chinese Medicine after retirement from the VA Health Care System. I guess she moved up to that beautiful area of NC and and decided to live in her Dad’s House. May the Coley family be reunited in Heaven – I loved and and now miss all of you.

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