Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great great grandmother passed away unexpectedly March 2, 2013. Paula was born October 24, 1931 to Asael Loran and Thelma Bryson Smith in Fairview, Wyoming. In her pre-teen years Paula lived in Paris Idaho. Her teenage years were spent in Tooele where she met her future husband. Paula married Bill on May 26, 1948 in the Salt Lake Temple by Joseph Fielding Smith. Temple work was very important to her. She worked her early married years at the LDS church bindery where her boss was Thomas S Monson. After moving to Tooele she worked at the Tooele Army Depot for 20 years retiring in 1993. Her greatest accomplishments in life were raising her nine children. She loved quilting, crocheting, reading and the Utah Jazz. Paula was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill, sisters Evelyn Wilkes, Alein Smith, Ardith Smith, Beth Stevens, Margee Emery, Granddaughter Trina Perkins, daughter in laws Sherri and Michelle. Paula is survived by her nine children: Thelma (Ron) Snyder, Gary (Barbara) Robert, Danny (Utahna), David (Laurie), Carl (Sharol), Wade (Karolyne), Kent (Lottie), Lyle (Kami), all of Tooele County, and brother Loran (Ruth) Smith of Salina, 41 grandchildren, 92 great-grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. A viewing will be held in her honor on Thursday March 7 from 6-8 at Tate Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Friday March 8 at 11: 00 at the Tooele North Stake Center, 583 N 270 E with a viewing preceding the funeral from 9:30-10:30. ï¿½\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Paula S. Perkins please visit our Sympathy Store.