Paula Sue Lincoln Gragg

Friday, December 5, 2014
Paula Gragg

Paula Sue Lincoln Gragg, 53, of Jonesboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She has lived in Jonesboro since 1981, moving there from Maynard. Paula was a woman of truly genuine faith; her life's work was helping others and serving the Lord. She was a member of the South Caraway Baptist Church and was their music director for many years. Paula excelled at the sport of basketball. She played round ball at Williams Baptist College, Arkansas State University and for the All American Redheads. Paula received her Master's in Education from ASU and was an instructor for over 29 years at ANC College near Burdette.

She was preceded in death by her parents, W.L. "Toby" and Ruth Marie Lincoln; brother, Danny Lincoln; and nephew, Terry Lincoln.

Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Mark Gragg, of the home; sons, Marcus Gragg (Candice); Caleb Gragg; daughter, Amanda Marie Gragg (Michael), all of Jonesboro; brothers, Bill Lincoln, Wayne Lincoln, Joe Lincoln; sister, Patricia Pritchett, all of Maynard; granddaughter, Gentry Grace Moody and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Emerson Memorial Chapel with Don Martin and Zane Gragg officiating and Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Burial will follow at Macey Cemetery with Shannon Lincoln, Matt Gragg, Trent Melton, Charlie Melton, Matthew Gragg, Michael Moody, Harold McMicle and Jackie Cagle serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Lincoln, Wayne Lincoln, Cameron Gragg, Chris Tyler, Joe Lincoln, Jim Pritchett, Brian Brewer, Jim Porter and Terry Locke.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Emerson Memorial Chapel. To sign an online guest book, go to

For lasting memorials, please consider the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, 1148 E. Matthews, Jonesboro 72401 or the South Caraway Baptist Church, 3707 S. Caraway, Jonesboro 72404.