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Obituary for Paula K. Barnhart (Billman)

Paula K. Newman Barnhart, 74, of Fort Wayne passed away at Lutheran Hospital on November 12, 2020. She was born June 11, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Paul & Gertrude (Desch) Billman. She graduated from Bishop Luers High School and held various jobs, the last being with ITT Aerospace. She loved animals and would daily feed the wild birds, squirrels, and rabbits. When she could, she would work in her garden or on her scrap booking & cards. She also loved her church and her many friends there. She is survived by her daughter, Tammy (Craig Eppley) Newman Smith; 3 grandchildren Aimee Smith Johns, Jeromey Smith, Ashley Smith; great-grandchildren, Logan, Jazzy, Jackson, Landen, Lyle, and Leo; sister, Pam Bowlby and her cat Jilli Bean (pretty girl). Service is 10:30 am, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Rd., with calling one hour prior. Calling also 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. Burial at Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Allen County SPCA. To sign the online guestbook, go to