Paula C. Maldonado went to be with her Lord on Monday, October 3, 2011. She died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 66 years, 5 months, and 2 days. She was born on May 1, 1945, to Francisco and Eufemia (Palasios) Carmona, in San Benito, Texas. She attended grade school at San Benito, Texas. She has lived in San Benito, TX, Harlingen, TX, Raymondsville, TX, Elmer, OK, Davidson, OK and Frederick, OK. She married Daniel Maldonado in 1962. She was a housewife. She devoted her entire life to caring for her children and grandchildren. She was a member of St. Helen's Catholic Church in Frederick. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Daniel; two daughters: Paula Maldonado, and Diane Maldonado; a sister: Aurora Carmona; two brothers: Dolores Carmona, and David Carmona; and a granddaughter: Crystal Sanchez. She is survived by: six sons: Robert Maldonado and wife Maria, of Oklahoma City, OK, Frank Maldonado and wife Alberta, of Frederick, OK Luis Maldonado and wife Delfina, of Altus, OK, Arnold Maldonado and wife Ruby, of Enid, OK, Roy Maldonado and wife Jennta, of Chickasha, OK, and Daniel Maldonado, Jr., of Floresville, TX; six daughters: Delia Davis and husband Dale, of Frederick, OK, Hilda Hawthorne and husband Robert, of Frederick, OK, Norma De la Cruz and husband Juan, of Oklahoma City, OK, Melissa Maldonado and Michelle, of Frederick, OK, and Emily Maldonado, of Oklahoma City, OK, Carmen Velasquez and husband Tony, of Elk City, OK; two brothers: Jose Carmona, of Houston, TX, and Juan Gonzales and wife Gracie, of California; four sisters: Gregoria Fernandez, of California, Maria Martinez, of San Benito, TX, Maria Del Pilar and husband Louis Garcia, of Waco, TX, and Herminia Arias, of Combes, TX; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.