of Morrilton, AR
October 3, 1972 - November 20, 2020
Paula Rene' (Chaney) Riddle, 48, of Morrilton, Arkansas, was called to her next chapter as a Guardian Angel in Heaven on Friday, November 20, 2020 after battling a liver complication. She was born October 3, 1972, to the late Norman Paul Chaney and Patsy Wesley.Paula is survived by her mother, Patsy Wesley; stepfather, James Wesley; husband, Chris Riddle; two sons, Brandon Riddle and Jordan Riddle; brother, Paul "PT" Chaney (Tami); sisters, Nicole Chaney and Allisha Harrison; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and grand-dog, Scarlet.In Heaven, among those she now rejoices in the company of are her father, Norman Paul Chaney, and grandmother, Mary Virginia Taylor.Paula never met a stranger. No matter who she encountered, she always found a way to learn their life story and befriend them. It was her kind-hearted, compassionate and caring nature that made her so well-loved by many.A selfless daughter, wife, mother and friend, she often put others first and loved her family tremendously. Even as she continued to have health struggles, her mind was focused on fighting to make sure her family was well taken care of.In life, she strived to help others overcome obstacles and be their best selves - whether it be through motherly advice or her work as a social worker, as a domestic violence victim advocate, in special education or elsewhere. Her dedication to giving back no doubt made a positive impact and created lasting friendships.Paula's impact lives on in countless memories that remind those around her of just how meaningful she was to them. She will be greatly missed here on Earth.A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 10:00am at Copperas Springs Cemetery in Guy, AR. There will be a Visitation without viewing on be Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, with the family being present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Conway. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Paula was a long time supporter of Breast Cancer awareness due to the loss of her best friend, Vickie Carroll. Roller Funeral Homes are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funerals and visitations to 100 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering our funeral homes.
Paula will be deeply missed. Chris, you and the boys as well as the family is in our hearts and prayers.
You are now in God's arms. No suffering and no pain. My condolences for your family. I pray for comfort for them during this time.
My deepest condolences to the to the Riddle/Chaney family. Sending you all the love and strength to get through these difficult times.
So sorry to hear about this tremendous loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the Riddle/Chaney family.
I met u in church and instant friends...I will miss u...God be with u...hugs debbie
So sorry to hear. Paula was one of the most patient & compassionate women I knew. A true joy to be around, Always had a bright smile at Church no matter what she was going through, you will be greatly missed Miss PaulaMy condolences to the family & Prayers during this difficult time
My heart breaks to hear this news. I know that no words will ease the pain. Losing someone you love is a grief that cannot be comforted by words. Remember the love and joy shared. Stay strong in your faith. I wish we had made the time to get together when I was in town, but time is never promised. For Paula’s birth family-you raised a beautiful, kind lady. For Chris and the boys-you got her best years and all her love and devotion. She was SO proud of her family. Prayers for understanding and peace for you all.Rest In Peace and sing with the angels, my friend. Your imprint remains here on earth. May our Heavenly Father give you all the riches you deserve and keep you company until we are all together again.
Paula was one of my best students at ATU. She was one of my favorite students as well due to the extraordinary kindness she gave to others. Prayers to the family. Heaven has truly gained an angel.
I am so sorry for the loss of this amazing caring woman. Paula was such a sweet caring person. I met Paula when she started at DHS we was in training together so we spent a lot of time together and got to know each other well. She loved her family very much. Paula will be a great loss to this world. My thoughts and prays go out to her family and friends. 💕
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Paula years ago. She loved her boys and talked about them all the time. Cherish your wonderful memories. Prayers for your family.
I never met Paula in person but I would often speak with her on the phone for business. She always brought a calmness to the conversation and I always felt happier after speaking with her. I will miss her. My prayers are with the entire family.
Prayers to all of the family for peace and comfort. I have known Paula for several years as our children attended school together. Later I had the opportunity to work with her at Perry DHS. She was a very kind hearted and compassionate person and I am very saddened for her loved ones.
My deepest condolences to the family. I was privileged to have Paula as a student and then later to work with her at school. She is one of the kindest and most compassionate persons I have ever known.
Chris,Rance and I are so sorry to hear about Paula. She was such a sweet, kind, Godly woman. She didn’t ever know this but I thought of her often after High School. Neither Rance nor I could imagine your heartbreak, but I do know that sweet Paula is at rest in no more pain and that you will all see her again one day. What a glorious day that will be! I pray that you and and all of us that knew and loved her can find peace in knowing that! Rance and I send our love to you, your boys , and all the family!🙏❤️
I’m so sorry to hear of Paula’s passing. We went to elementary school together and were childhood friends. She was a very sweet and kind soul. My prayers are with her family.
We are so sorry for your loss. We were neighbors of Paula when she young on Briarwood Street in Greenbrier. Paula was a sweet and gracious person. I know she is resting in the arms of Jesus.
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Paula. She was a very sweet lady and was a blessing to so many. May God comfort her family and friends during this difficult time.
She was an amazing person. She always made sure everyone was taken care of. We went to school together and graduated together. Prayers for her family. She will be missed
Paula was one of my Tupperware Consultants for a long time. So so sweet. My prayers are fir you all at this time of great loss. Donna Cox
I went to High School with Paula she was a sweet soul. Bless your family.
I’ve known Paula since the age of 14 she was so kind, caring, thoughtful. She gave me the first bible id ever owned with a special message hand written with such blessed words. She was truly special. She will be so missed. My condolences to her family. She’s with her Heavenly Father that she was so strong in her faith for. Bless you.
Brandon and family so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayersare with you. Mike and JoAnn Nelson
We are so sorry to hear of Paula’s passing. We pray for you all during this terribly difficult time. Sending love and prayers to you all.Love, Sharon Barbee(And Your Oklahoma Family)
Paula and I went to elementary school together. She was a wonderful person. Praying for those she left behind. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
What a sweet, kind person Paula was. I never heard her say one bad word about anyone. She loved her family and friends. I worked with her on PTO when our kids were in school and what a pleasure she was was to work beside! May she rest in the arms of our Lord.
Cherish the memories. You and your family are in my prayers.
Praying for Paula’s loved ones during this time.
Sending heart felt sympathy and prayers to Paula’s family.
I am so sorry to hear about Paula. You all are in my thought and prayers.
So sorry about your loss. She was such a sweet and caring lady. Your family is in our prayers.