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Paula Faye Whittaker Alley, 74, lovingly remembered for her tremendous will and feisty spirit

Paula Faye Whittaker Alley

WILMINGTON — Paula Faye Whittaker Alley, 74, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, due to complications associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

Paula was born in 1946 to Opal and Everett Whittaker in Norton, Virginia. She was the youngest of four siblings and spent her childhood in Northern Virginia. Paula met the love of life, Glen Alley, when she was a senior at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. They were married for 57 years and raised two children, Beth and Daniel.

Paula’s creativity and sense of style were evident throughout her life, especially during her years as a beautician and in floral design. She was an avid reader, gardener and very well versed in current events. She will be lovingly remembered for her tremendous will, feisty spirit, kindness, amazing blue eyes and enveloping smile, and, most especially, love of life and family.

She is survived by her husband, Glen Alley; children, Beth and Daniel (Rachel); grandchildren, Emma and Connor; and brothers, Ron (Betty) Whittaker and Edgar (Diane) Whittaker.

In her memory, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice Foundation of America.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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