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Paula L. Singleterry

December 9, 1942 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 74)

Guymon, Oklahoma – Paula J. “Pooh” Singleterry, 74, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at BSA Hospice of the Southwest, Amarillo, Texas.

The daughter of Estelle Lorene (Smith) and Joe D. Hite, Paula J. Hite was born December 9, 1942 in Amarillo.  Paula graduated from Amarillo High School with the Class of 1961, and attended Amarillo College.  It was at Amarillo College that she started taking her friendship with Eddie Singleterry seriously.  Their romance began then, and never ended.  She was united in marriage to Eddie L. Singleterry on June 15, 1962 in Amarillo.  The Singleterrys moved to Guymon in 1973, where they established a business, reared their boys, and were active in the community and their church.  Paula worked as office manager at the business, Eddie L. Singleterry, C.P.A.  She also volunteered tirelessly at the First Presbyterian Church, Red Cross and within the schools and community.  At church, she served as the wedding planner, enjoyed the Bell Choir and Presbyterian Women, was Session Clerk for many years, and a Ruling Elder.  She was very active in her boys’ activities, as a sponsor on GHS Band and Speech and Debate trips.  She and Eddie always supported their children and all Guymon Tiger activities.  She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi. 

Paula is survived by her husband of 54 years, Eddie Singleterry of Guymon; two sons, Todd Singleterry and wife, Patty, of Guymon; Matt Singleterry and wife, Kari Kate of Waco, Texas.  She was adoring “Pooh” to her four grandchildren, Tracy Singleterry, Kelly Singleterry, Braley and husband, Trevor Bowers, and Blake Singleterry; and three great grandchildren, Ayden, Parker and Ryanne.  She is also survived by an aunt, Sarah Brumbalow; sister-in-law, Judy Spiker of Amarillo; brother-in-law, Dewayne Singleterry and wife, Paula, of Huntsville, TX.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lorene Hite; father and step-mother, Joe and Inez Hite; her father and mother-in-law, Ralph E. and Lena Singleterry; and two step-sisters, Donna K. Davis and Linda G. Wright. 

Funeral services will be Monday afternoon, May 15th, 2:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church, 310 NW 7th, Guymon, with Rev. Linda Sherry, pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in Elmhurst Cemetery.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday evening, 5:00-7:00 PM at Henson-Novak Funeral Home,  501 NW Fifth, Guymon. 

The family has requested that in lieu of floral gifts, memorials may be given the First Presbyterian Church, c/o Henson-Novak Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 1306, Guymon, OK  73942. 

Friends may sign the online guestbook and send condolences at


 Service Information

May 14, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Henson~Novak Funeral Home
Guymon, OK 73942

Funeral Service
May 15, 2017

2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
310 NW Seventh Street
Guymon, OK 73942

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