Paula Gauntt Hyden, 64, formerly of Teague and Mexia, passed away on January 19, 2020 at her residence in Bryan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 1, at 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Teague, with Paul Gauntt officiating.

Ms. Gauntt was born on June 29, 1955 in Teague to William Paul and Lois Alma Harper Gauntt. She grew up in Teague, graduating from Teague High School in the class of 1973. She worked at the Mexia Daily News for 15 years as an ad manager and attended nursing school at Navarro College. She had lived in Bryan for the past 14 years. She loved, with all of her heart, her animals, especially her dogs and cats, music and stylish clothes. Paula loved getting people together and having a good time. She was a very big Texas Longhorn fan.

Paula was preceded in death by her son, Scott Bradley Hyden; parents, William and Lois Gauntt and partner, Ray Boucher. She is survived by her daughter, Shelly Hyden Wells of Mexia; son, Steven Paul Hyden and wife, Megan Tinch of Austin; grandchildren, Scott Bradley Hyden and Alexander Kirby Hyden of Austin, and Bree Michelle Wells and Blake Michael Wells of Mexia; brother, Bill Gauntt and wife Patti, of Teague; as well as other extended family.

Please visit www.jonesfuneralservicestx.com to sign the guestbook and leave a message for the family.

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