Paulette Sharada Carmen, 77, of Pinellas Park, passed away early Monday morning July 25, 2022, at St. Petersburg General Hospital.
Paulette was born October 30, 1944, to Willis and Mary (Halliday) Carmen in Beardstown, Illinois. She attended the Mennonite School of Nursing in Bloomington, Illinois, where she graduated with her LPN license and later went on to earn her RN license. She also graduated from Beauty School in Bloomington with the State issued Beauticians license. After retiring as a RN, Paulette returned to college at Everglades University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Alternative Medicines.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Marnie Irvin and her step father Donald Bayless. Paulette is survived by her husband, Bill Stapleton; three Brothers, Jeremy Carmen, Dennis Carmen & Donald Bayless; one sister, Mardee Bayless; two sons, Michael Irvin of Bloomington & Marshall Irvin of New York City N.Y.; one daughter, Shannon Irvin of Pinellas Park and 5 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren.
Services will be held at Taylor Family Funeral Home, 5300 Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on Saturday July 30, 2022