BRISTOL — Irene M. Paul, of Bristol, passed away of natural causes, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Eastlake Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Elkhart, at the age of 96.
Irene was born in Cleveland Township, Elkhart County, June 23, 1922, to the late John and Goldie May (Smead) Lowell.
She married John Worley Paul on April 20, 1943 in Fort Wayne. John died on Dec. 21, 2016 in Elkhart.
Surviving are a son Charles (Deborah) Paul; her daughter, Pam (Wally) Ross; 7 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Irene was preceded in death by a son Michael L. Paul and her two brothers, Arthur and Louis Lowell.
Irene was a homemaker, member of St. John’s and enjoyed gardening, hand embroidery, and wrote her own poetry.
Graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at St. John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Bristol.
Mother Jen Fulton will preside.
Arrangements are under the care of Billings Funeral Home of Elkhart.