Paulette Harvey


ROCHELLE — Paulette Lynn Harvey, 69, formerly of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 in the peace of her own home in Rochelle. 

Paulette was born on October 20, 1951 to Louis and Virginia (Brown) Nash in Decatur. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Millikin University. On May 5, 1969, she married Carl Harvey in Decatur.  

Paulette was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother of five beautiful grandchildren who were the light of her life.  She loved being their biggest cheerleader and never missed an opportunity to support them in all of their activities.   

Paulette is survived by her husband, Carl Harvey of Rochelle; two sons: Richard (Staci) Harvey of Rochelle and Mark (Lisa) Harvey of Huntley; brother, Dennis (Debi) Nash of Moweaqua and five grandchildren: Alex, Ben, Anna, Hailey and Avery Harvey.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Tague and two brothers: Lonnie and Kevin Nash.

A public memorial visitation will be held from 4-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. 6th St., Rochelle.  Private family memorial service will follow at 6 p.m.  The memorial service will be live streamed on the Unger-Horner Funeral Home Facebook page. Cremation care has been provided by the Unger-Horner Funeral Home.  

Visit to sign the online guest book. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paulette’s name will be made to the Shriners Hospital.