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Paula Gooch

July 12, 1943 — January 3, 2020


Paula Gooch was born July 12, 1943 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Kenneth E. and Imogene Morris. She passed away on January 3, 2020 in Odessa, Texas.

Paula married Roger Gooch on July 27, 1963.

She had a career in banking for over 30 years and retired from Lea County State Bank in June 2008.

Paula was a loving and caring wife, mom, and nanny that always put everyone else’s needs before her own.

She loved spending time with family and bragging on her grandchildren.

Paula leaves behind her daughter Linda Bartlett and husband Rocky, granddaughter Lisa Karnati and husband Dr. Bharath Karnati, two great grandsons, Jacob Gunn and Ishaan Karnati, and special friends Pete and Janeen Estrada.

She is preceded in death by her husband Roger Gooch of 52 years and brother Kenneth K. Morris.

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Memorial Service

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Chapel of Hope Funeral Home

3321 N Dal Paso St, Hobbs, NM 88240

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