Norma Ruth Mullins, 83, of Opdyke, died 6:38 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Sunday, Sept. 1, 1929, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Lawrence and Dolly (Geisler) Poston. She married Rolla “Moon” Mullins on Dec. 21, 1945, in Hopkinsville, Ky. He preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 2006.
Norma worked as a cook for Green Hills Country Club and cleaned houses for Virgil Bailey. She was a member of Howard Community Chapel.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Mullins and wife Helen of Dahlgren and Steve Mullins and wife Stacy of Opdyke; two daughters, Relda O’Dell and husband Gene of Opdyke and Denita McCall of Altamont; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dorine Zei of St. Louis, Sheryl McCullar and husband Don of Denton, Texas and Sue Weisgerber and husband Ron of Mt. Carmel; and one brother, Lendell Poston of Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, “Little Gary” and “Toke” Poston.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with the Rev. Dennis Myers and the Rev. Don Rector officiating. Interment was at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.
Visitation was held from 12 p.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Howard Community Chapel and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.