Paula B. Fouts, 71 of Ooltewah, TN, died on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
She was a native of Boston, MA and the daughter of the late Ernest and Evelyn Grosso Stevens. Paula retired from Chattem Chemical with over 25 years of service.
She enjoyed traveling, especially cruising, as her and Ronnie have been on over 35 cruises. Paula also enjoyed making new friends and acquaintances, baking and most of all, spending time with her granddaughters. She was very family oriented and love to spoil Ronnie, the love of her life. They both attended Silverdale Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by four siblings, Diane Breed, Ronnie Stevens, Ernie Stevens and Joya Stevens.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Ronnie Lee Fouts; two sons, Cary (Dana) Fouts and Scott (Cara) Fouts; three granddaughters, Caily, Lexi and Olivia Fouts; two sisters, Lisa Stevens and Nancy Gouthro, both of Boston, MA: several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Thursday, February 25, 2021, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the ICU Doctors and Nurses, 3rd Floor, at Erlanger Medical Center, for their compassion and devoted care. Special thanks to Dr. Jeremy Greenberg, Dr. Morgan Mayfield and RN Tyler Hartmann.
Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.