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Paula Marie Wade

August 26, 1938 — February 13, 2021

Paula Marie Wade, 82, of Springdale, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on February 13, 2021. 

Paula was born on August 26, 1938 in Springdale, the daughter of Paul Eugene Smith and Wanda Margeurite Lynch Smith. She is preceded by her husband Maxwell Wade, her sister Mary Jo Moore, and her brother Tommy Richard Smith. She worked for the Baldwin Piano Company and for J.B. Hunt where she retired. Paula loved animals, Elvis, playing solitaire, and her great nieces.

She is survived by one brother, Raymond Smith and his wife Jeanne LeBer; niece Teresa Powers; great nephew, Matthew Neagles; and his daughter Suzanna; great niece, Marissa and her husband, Frank Santana and their daughters Abi and Lily.

Graveside Services will be held at the Friendship Cemetery on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00pm.  Arrangements are entrusted to the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. To sign online guestbook please go to

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