RIP- Paula Ann Clarkson (MHS 1963)

Paula Ann Clarkson, 77 of Northside, Texas died on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Graveside services will be Friday, September 2, 2022 at 10:00 am at Bell Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Irl Holt

Paula was born Friday, January 5, 1945 in Vernon, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Charles Marion Clarkson and the late Ruth Lee Hamilton Clarkson.  She attended school at Midwestern University, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She was an investigator for Adult Protective Services. She was secretary for Northside School and she was the first woman on the Northside School Board. She was a member of Texas Cattle Woman’s Association, she was a master gardener and she was a rancher out by Northside. She was a member of Fargo Methodist Church.

Paula is survived by her daughter, Dawn Wilkinson of Vernon, TX, two granddaughters Blythe Freeling of Northside and Blaire Wilkinson, her sister, Betty Ruth Conkling of Fort Worth, TX.

Paula is preceded in death by her parents, son Barron Fortner, brother Richard Hamilton, sister Charlotte Clarkson and her life time companion Donnie Fortner.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Sullivan Funeral Home.

Memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation, Hospice of Wichita Falls or Northside School.