Graveside services for Paula Ann Murray, 77, of Chickasha, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the Fairlawn Cemetery. 

Paula Ann (Bowerman) Murray was born on May 15, 1939 in Tribbey, Oklahoma, the daughter of Isaac David Bowerman and Luta (Roberts) Bowerman. She died on March 26, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 

Paula grew up and attended school in the Tribbey/Wanette area. She married James Stuart at a young age and to this union four children were born, James, Gary, Terri, and David. 

She raised her family in Little Axe while working at Norman Regional Hospital as an EKG Technician. She later attended and graduated a dental college. Paula came to Chickasha to be close to her mother and sisters and be a caregiver when needed. 

Paula loved sewing and crafting. She was an avid reader, a good singer, and an accomplished writer. She loved the Lord with all her heart. 

She was preceded in death by both parents; son, James A. Stuart; grandchildren, Christina Ann Stuart, Jason Stuart, and Christa Smith; and eight siblings. 

Survivors include her daughter, Terri Stuart of Norman; son, David Stuart of Noble; son, Gary Stuart of Norman; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four brothers and sisters; and other extended family and friends. 

Services are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.