Mrs. Mary Paulette Pace, 69, died Monday, January 23, 2012, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 25th, at 2:00 P.M., at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Murphy Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home. Mrs. Pace was born June 20, 1942, in Oak Grove, Louisiana. She was in insurance sales with Liberty National Life Insurance Company. She was a member of Gum Branch Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Pace; her parents, Lillie Pearl Hickman and Wess Madden; a son, Jay Peterson; a granddaughter, Raigyn Calhoun; and 4 sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Ann Horton, Lillie Kay Williams, Suette Peterson McCleer, and Shawna Howard, all of Louisville; two sisters, Lorene Hickman of Bastrop, LA, and Miriam Chain of Livingston, TX; three brothers, James Sullivan of Oak Grove, LA, Tom Wesley Madden of Harden, TX, and John Madden of Louisville, 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren . Pallbearers are Michael Ray Carter, William Roy Hickman, Tommy Ray Madden, Ray Dale Waller, Keith Parker, and Mark Roberson.