Dr. Palua Reneâ€™ Warren Peace, 50, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, in Starkville following a lengthy illness. Paula was born on June 17, 1961, in Shreveport, La. to parents, John Allen and Pauline (Redit) Warren.
Paula was a graduate of Woodlawn High School. She received her bachelorâ€™s degree and masterâ€™s degrees in industrial organizational psychology and counseling and completed a two year program for the blind at Louisiana Tech University. Then, Paula received her masterâ€™s in communications from LSUS. In 2010, Paula received her doctorate in counseling from Mississippi State University where she continued on to teach. Paula was an avid Mississippi State football fan and despite her inability to see, she never missed a Bulldogs game if she could help it. She loved the sounds of the stadium and was probably the loudest Bulldogs fan!
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in the chapel of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in Shreveport, La. Pastor Jerry Roten will officiate.
Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Paula was preceded in death by her father, John Allen Warren.
Left to cherish Paulaâ€™s memory are her husband, Brian Peace; her mother, Pauline Rosina Warren; brother, W.A. â€śBuddyâ€ť Warren; uncle, Jack Redit; niece, Amanda Bodie; nephew, Blake Warren and wife, Ann; along with three great-nieces and three great-nephews.
Honoring Paula as pallbearers are Buddy Warren, Marvin Peace, Blake Warren, Ethan Warren and Logan Warren.
You may offer condolences to the family and sign the on-line guest book by visiting http://www.centuriesmemorialfh.com.