Obituaries for January 21

Paula Thomas Anderson, 79, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 18 in Kealakekua. Born in Shafter, Calif., she was an administrator for the San Mateo Community College District. Services held. Online condolences: Survived by nieces, Sara (Scott) Pierce of Johnstown, Colo., and Kelley Hackett of Avery, Calif.; nephew, Kirt (Claire) Hackett of Ben Lomond, Calif.; grandnieces and grandnephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.