Paula Michelle (Blaylock) Fowler


Paula Michelle (Blaylock) Fowler, 48, of Kirksville, Missouri. passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday (May 19, 2015) at her home.

The daughter of Stephen and Lela (Harmon) Blaylock, she was born September 7, 1966 in Beaver, Oklahoma. Paula was united in marriage to Keith Kelso and to this union two daughters were born. In 2001, Paula married Darek Fowler who survives.

She is also survived by her parents, Stephen and Lela Blaylock of Cedar Hill, TX; two daughters, Kimberly Kelso of Cedar Hill, TX and Susan Kelso of Columbia, MO; two brothers and sisters-in-law, T S and Nicole Blaylock of Foss, OK and Shawn Blaylock and Raji Aiyer of Sugar Land, TX; two nieces, one nephew and four great nieces.

Paula was a graduate from Alvin High School in Alvin, Texas with the Class of 1984 and then moved to Kirksville, Missouri, where she attended Truman State University and later Vatterott College in Quincy, Illinois. She was employed at Wal-Mart, Ortech, Ayerco South, Coy Boat Works, and for the past two years at Farm Land Foods.

Paula's passion was riding her Harley motorcycle and she was a Certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation Instructor for the States of Missouri and Iowa. She was a member of Freedom of Road Riders and Patriot Guard Riders.

Paula loved all animals, especially horses and cats.

Paula has been cremated and a memorial service will be held 7:00 p.m. Tuesday (May 26, 2015) at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday (May 26, 2015) for one hour before the memorial service in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Paula Fowler may be made to Combat Veteran's Association. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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Signed by: Theresa Himes on May 21, 2015

Rest in peace, Paula. Your tireless devotion to teaching motorcycle safety classes will be honored for future generations. You leave behind a wonderful legacy of caring for your fellow motorcycle rider. Not many can say that.

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