Pauletta Sholar Kicklighter

November 10, 1969 ~ September 1, 2021 (age 51)


Pauletta Sholar Kicklighter, age 51, of Benton, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Bufford officiating and burial to follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Visitation will be at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home has been entrusted by the family to handle the arrangements. 

Pauletta was born in Hopkinsville, KY, on November 10, 1969, the daughter of the late Nancy Jean Gallant Sholar and Paul A. Sholar of Hopkinsville. Pauletta worked as a RN at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, and had previously worked as a RN for Lourdes, Baptist Health, and Jennie Stuart Medical Center. She was a member of Trigg County Baptist Church and the National Nurses Association. In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her twin sister Paula Sholar Copeland in 2019.

In addition to her father, Paul A. Sholar and his wife Carolyn Sue of Hopkinsville; survivors include her husband, Mike Kicklighter of Benton; her son, Tyler Francis; her sister, Brenda Edmunds and her husband Kent of Tallahassee, FL; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or Gideon’s International.

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September 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home
700 Country Club Ln
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

September 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home
700 Country Club Ln
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West
5817 Fort Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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