Della Mae Pauley, 65, of Birch Tree, MO died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at her home. She was born June 2, 1947 in Beards Fork, WV, the daughter of William and Alice (Alderman) Henderson.  Della was united in marriage to Samuel David Pauley on April 12, 1964 in Oak Hill, WV, and to this union, three children were born: Samuel David Jr., Dan, and Stephanie.  She was preceded in death by her father and one son, Samuel David Pauley, Jr.  Survivors include her husband, Samuel Pauley, of the home; her mother, Alice Bjork of Berryville, AR; children, Dan Pauley and wife, Mary, Woodstock, IL and Stephanie Shelton and husband, Josh, Summersville, MO; three sisters: Donna Richardson and husband, Bill, Belvidere, IL; Linda Lambert, McHenry, IL; Dale Smith and husband, William, Rockton, IL; two brothers: Richard Henderson and wife, Patty, Berryville, AR and David Henderson, Eureka Springs, AR; and four grandchildren: Andrew Pauley, Cassandra Pauley, James Hunt, and Ashley Hunt.   Della was a member of First Baptist Church, Birch Tree. She was a retired Police Dispatcher.  Della loved bowling, crocheting, and spending time with her family.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Birch Tree. with Pastors Tim Burdin and Bobby Pauley officiating. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mountain View, MO, under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed at