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Shirley Ann Pauley

July 26, 1936 — April 19, 2019

Shirley Ann "Nana" Pauley


Shirley Ann (Keeling) Pauley, Nana, 82, gained her angel wings on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. Originally from Elkview, WV, she relocated to Hilliard, OH in 1994. Prior to retirement, she worked as a Relocation Coordinator for North American Van Lines. After retirement, she spent many years caring for her grandchildren and many other children.

Her battle with health issues was long, including being confined to a wheelchair, this never stopped her and she continued to give of herself, to love and to fight on, everyday, with vigilance until the day she left this earth.  She will be missed by many.

She is survived by her daughters LeAnn (Steve Anderson) Mullens and Dremala (Roger) Nickles, grandchildren Jordan Pauley, Jillian Pauley, Matt (Tasha) Mullens & Anna Marie (Nickels) Cantrell, great grandchildren Carson & Evelyn Mullens (Matt) and Ava Cantrell (Anna Marie). Brothers Jim, Bob (Phyllis) and Bill (Delores) Keeling, best friend and partner in crime, Barbara Malonee and so many others that loved her as their mother, friend and Nana.

She is preceded in death by her parents Homer and Oklen Keeling,  husbands Gwain H. Pauley and John Riffle, son Gwain "Rusty" Pauley, grandson Ryan Mullens and brother Charles Keeling.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 pm on June 8, 2019 at Darby Glenn Nursing Facility, 4787 Tremont Club Dr., Hilliard, OH.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to Bella Care Hospice, Westerville, OH. (

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

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