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Thomas Olander Paulette

December 5, 1938 — November 30, 2023

Halifax

Thomas Olander Paulette

Thomas Olander Paulette, 84 of Halifax passed away November 30, 2023.  He was born in Prospect, VA on December 5, 1938 to the late Samuel Joseph Paulette and the late Frances Beale Paulette.  He was married to Rose Marie Carter Paulette who survives.

 

He was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church where he served as a former Deacon, a Sunday School teacher and sang in the choir.  He retired from the United States Post office after 41 years of dedicated service.  He and his wife served as campground hosts for State Parks; 10 years for Occoneechee and 17 years for Staunton River.   He was also a member of Jaycees, and Union Ruritan Club.  Thomas enjoyed NASCAR, especially Richard Petty, watching birds, being outdoors, doing woodworking, fishing, cars, and spending time with his loved ones.

 

Left to cherish his memory:

His wife of 60 years

Rose Marie Carter Paulette of Halifax

One Daughter

Sophia Paulette Decker (Vince) of Nathalie

His furry friend

Lucy

 

***Preceded in death by***

One Sister

Betty Frances Burke

 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Beth Car Baptist Church with the Rev. Thad Decker officiating. Burial to follow at Halifax Memorial Gardens.

 

The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at Beth Car Baptist Church.

 

For memorials, please consider Beth Car Baptist Church, 25 Church St., Halifax, VA 24558 or Halifax Dog Squad, P.O. Box 418, South Boston, VA 24592.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Visitation

Friday, December 8, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Beth Car Baptist Church

25 Church St, Halifax, VA 24558

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Celebration of Life

Friday, December 8, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Beth Car Baptist Church

25 Church St, Halifax, VA 24558

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