Paula Kay Nicholson, 56 years old was born September 27, 1962 to Mary Alice and Johnny Nicholson. She attended public school in Madison. She died Sunday March 3, 2019 at her home in Madison, Wisconsin. After her long battle with cancer, she developed a strong will to live over the last 6 months even started chemotherapy and treatments more recently. The last 4 months Paula was in a lot of pain, and friends, family and other supporters carried her through this time. She was a fighter, as many of us know, and she fought this as hard as she has cussed some of out, snapped on others and even physical fights with some.
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Known for her boisterous, outgoing personality, deep dimples and flawless laugh and smile, you may be surprised to know she was highly emotional and had a deep sense of empathy for people, including strangers, and a deeper sense of social justice. If you mistreated an innocent person, shortchanged her at the store or treated others unfairly, you would be sure to hear about it. She was passionate about her point of view and would let you know and didn’t mind a debate. Paula Kay, cared about family deeply and if you had an issue, needed a place to stay, or an ear to listen she was always available. She will be missed by many and well known by all.
She was preceeded in death by Mary Nicholson (mother), Amariah Kimbrew (granddaughter) Robbie Nicholson (Nephew), Shayla Nicholson (niece). She leaves to cherish her memories, husband Curtis Fowler of 38 years, five daughters, Martine Olle (Kyle Olle), Shawnya Miller, Marisa Fowler, Marquita Fowler, Tanice Fowler. Four sons, Terrance Fowler, Darell Fowler, Kedrick Fowler and Tyrell Fowler. Grnad kids, Jessica, Greg, Martell, Kyana, Kyle Jr., Kymara, Maree-Alys, Ky’ou, Kylie, Kingston, Alayna, Tiana, Makai, Kahari, Kamdyn, Damoni, Chel’le, Camerah, Calvin Jr. and Aziyah. Great grand children Aaliyah and Achilles. Siblings Johnnie, Traci, Barb and Robert. As well as a host of nieces and nephews and cousins.