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Paula Jean Raulin Moore, 93

Paula Jean Raulin Moore, 93

Paula Jean Raulin Moore, 93, died Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Laurels of Hendersonville, NC. She was married to her best friend and love of her life, James Robert Moore for 69 years before he passed away in 2016. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Scott Moore, as well as her brother, Del Raulin.

Paula received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. She was one of six “Badger Beauties” in 1945 and served as Prom Queen in 1946. After graduation, she worked as an Advertising Account Executive in Madison, WI while her husband, “Jim,” finished his Law degree.

Paula loved cooking and entertaining, and she had a special love for dogs. During her husband’s career as a Special Agent in the FBI and later in Human Resources, Paula was able to volunteer at several hospitals as well as schools while rearing her children in Moorestown, NJ, Brookfield WI, and Carrollton, TX. She and Jim were also very active in every Presbyterian Church they worshiped at. Her warm outgoing personality was a special gift to those who knew her and she was blessed with many dear friends throughout her life.

She is survived by her son, Brant Moore, and his wife, Louise of Flat Rock, NC. She is also survived by three grandchildren with whom she cherished: Jordan “JT”, Matt and Brandon Moore as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 5, 2018 at Thos. Shepherd’s Church Street Chapel with Pastor Michael McFarland officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Paula’s memory be directed to The Parkinson’s Foundation, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center in Hendersonville, NC is in charge of arrangements.