Paula Hargrave


Paula Ann Hargrave, 71, of Bedias, passed away Oct. 25, 2018. She was surrounded by her husband and children to give her to Jesus, her Savior.

Paula was born to Paul W. and Doris (Lummus) Webster in Groesbeck on March 20, 1947. She married Henry M. Hargrave of Bedias on Aug. 16, 1963, at Cypress Baptist Church in Cypress, and shared 55 years and 70 days together. Paula retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2002 and had served for about 26 years as Postmaster of Bedias. She was a past member of the Bedias Baptist Church and Madisonville Christian Fellowship of Madisonville and current member of Cornerstone Bible Church of Madisonville.

Paula was preceded in death by father, Paul W. Webster; mother and father-in-law, Marie and Henry B. Hargrave; and many uncles and aunts.

She is survived by husband, Henry M. Hargrave of Bedias; sons, Hank and wife, Mary Ann Hargrave of Normangee and Darryl and wife, Gloria Hargrave of Conroe; daughter, Heidi Murphy of Bedias; mother, Doris V. Webster of Thornton; grandchildren, Luke, Bailey, Kaytlyn, Emily, Hayley, Louisa and Maggie and great grandsons, Isaac, Gunner and Gage. Paula is also survived by brother, Randall Webster of Thornton; sisters, Dorothy Schuster of Kosse and Denise Thompson of College Station; brothers-in-law, Tommy and Nobuka Hargrave of Mason, OH and Dennis and Kathy Hargrave of Palestine; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as, a host of friends and family.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. The Revs. David Medina and Jerry Huff, both of Cornerstone Bible Church of Madisonville, will officiate. Interment will follow in Bedias Baptist Cemetery in Bedias.

Pallbearers will be Hank Hargrave, Darryl Hargrave, Luke Hargrave, Bailey Murphy, Tommy Wallin and James Lee.

Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters, great-grandsons, Mike Baskin, Linda Baskin and Dale Michael.

Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was entrusted with final arrangements.