Paula Dene Clark, age 79 of Warsaw and previously of Ventura, CA, passed away at Warsaw Meadows Care Center on Friday, January 5, 2024 at 1:40p.m with her daughters by her side.
Paula was born to Bruce and Majesta (Hawkins) Farance in Orofino, Idaho on September 25, 1944. She spent her formative years there, graduating from Kamiah High School. After graduating, Paula made her way to Ventura, California where she put herself through beauty school at Ventura Beauty College and Lu Ross Academy. After working as a beautician for several years she decided to be a stay at home mom raising her two daughters. She spent most of her adult life in Ventura California, moving to Warsaw when her health began to decline.
Paula married James "Jim" Clark ( Goshen Indiana), although their marriage ended in 1985 after being together fourteen years, they remained close friends until his passing in 2020. Paula never remarried. Paula is best known for the many hobbies she loved to do and excelled at in so many ways. She decorated cakes for many military events, she loved to crochet, knit, sew, draw and paint but most of all loved her romance novels. You would never see her without a book in her bag. Paula turned everything she did into an art form. She also traveled the world while married and got to experience so many places most only imagine. Paula was set in her ways but if you were her friend or loved one she held you close and will be missed by so many.Paula was blessed with two daughters: Tawna (Clark) Plank (husband, Denny) of Rochester and Stephanie (Clark) Archer (husband, Tom) of Syracuse and two grandsons: Riley Hall of Millersburg and Carter Hall of Rochester, and one granddaughter Danielle Mounsey of Benton. In addition, she is survived by two sisters. Darla ( New Jersey) and Carol ( Idaho). She was preceded in passing by her parents and sister Sherry.
Titus Funeral Home and Cremation Services is entrusted with care of Paula and her family. The family is grieving privately; no services will be held at this time.
To send a condolence or memorial gift, please visit Paula's obituary page at www.TitusFuneralHome.com.