- July 22, 1924 - January 11, 2013
- Elkins, West Virginia
of Vera's Passing
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“Hello, I remember Catherine and her father, they lived next to my Grandmother Dollie Collett, Aunt Ollie and Uncle Ralph Lunsford on Ward Ave. My...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Howard Collett, Jr. - Reno, NV
“Janet, Joyce, Paul and family, We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May God wrap his loving arms around you all during your time of...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: David and Martha(Kyle)Roy
“I'm so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Mullins was always a bright spot in any day I saw her ~ such a lovely lady. I'm thinking of you.
3 of 23 | Posted by: Marcia Lohr - Raleigh, NC
“Thoughts and prayers to the family of Catherine.
Linda and Robert Vance, Ruby Vance, Janet Baldassano
4 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Vance - Friend
“Joyce,Janet,Uncle Paul and families,I was so saddened to hear of Aunt Cathy's passing.Since momma died,she was like a second mother to me,so kind...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: CHRISTENA GORDON TYNA - Elyria, OH
“I remember Mrs Mullins, she was a very nice lady
6 of 23 | Posted by: Rick Thorne - Marco IS, FL
“Paul, Joyce & Janet,Special memories are of growing up on S.Henry Ave with your wonderful family as neighbors.Catherine was truly a "lady" in every...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Joy (Wall) Hostetler - Elkins, WV
“Rest in peace my dear & lovely Aunt Cassie. My heart is with you Joyce, Janet, Uncle Paul & family. Love to all.
8 of 23 | Posted by: Beth Campbell - Bethel, CT
“Please know that you are in my prayers for God's comfort and peace at this sad time. Mrs. Mullins was a wonderful person and she was like a...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Becky Duckworth - Springfield, VA
“Dear Mr. Mullens and girls...I was sorry to hear about Mrs. Mullens. Your in my thoughts and prayers. This is a time of memories.
Bless you all.
10 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Singleton Mullenax
“Dear Paul, Joyce and Janet and Families, I send my deepest sympathy to each of you. Catherine was such a beautiful, kind and gentle lady. She was...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Frances (Heck) Carver - SC
“Joyce and Janet: Your mother epitomized the word "lady". We girls in Mrs. Campbell's afternoon commercial class all wanted to be secretaries just...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Wini Bosworth Fink - Elkins, WV
“Rest In Peace, My Love.
13 of 23 | Posted by: Mel Schehlein - Las Vegas, NV
“Joyce and Janet and Families,
I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was such an awesome lady. From being neighbors on the street or...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Chris Taylor Stihler - Elkins, WV
“Paul, Joyce, Janet and families. Keeping all
of you in my thoughts and prayers during this
difficult and sad time. Aunt Catherine was a
very...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Frank Abernathy - Mt. Holly, NC
“Janet, Joyce, Paul, & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone at this time. Catherine was a true lady and always had a smile on her face...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: John & Brenda (Kyle) Kirkpatrick
“So sorry to hear of your family's loss of such a beautiful lady. She was always smiling and friendly, and always looked so neat and pretty. I'm...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Diane Vandevender Coberly - WV
“Janet,Morris and Family
Our thoughts are with you and your family in this difficult time. Hold on to all the memories and God will help you get...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Shorty and Carol Erickson - WV
“Paul,Janet,Joyce & Family, We were saddened to learn of the passing of Catherine. She was a wonderful person. I can't think of a more genteel "Lady"....Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Bill & Brenda Brown - friend
“Paul, Joyce, Janet and Families, My sincere and deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your Wife and Mother! May GOD reach out and wrap HIS arms...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Randy Fields - Valrico, FL
“DEAR MO, JANET& FAMILY, SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR MOTHER. LET ME KNOW IF I CAN DO ANY THING FOR YOU. MARGARET & WADE
21 of 23 | Posted by: MARGARET TAYLOR - FRIEND
“Dear Janet and Joyce,
I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. I know she will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was a great lady.
22 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie DeVille Davis - Winnabow, NC
“Paul, Janet, Joyce, and families,
Our parents spent some wonderful times together through the years, (along with George and Betty and Jack.) ...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Lynne (Rice) Petrosky - friend
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home
VERA "CATHERINE" SHEETS MULLINS, age 88 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life, Friday morning, January 11, 2013 in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins, WV.
She was born Tuesday, July 22, 1924 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Glenn and Nellie May Sheets. On December 26, 1947 she was married by the Rev. Farmer at the First Baptist Church of Elkins to Paul C. Mullins, who survives. They had celebrated sixty-five years of marriage. Also surviving are two daughters, Joyce Ann Wilson and husband Steve of Charlotte, NC; Janet Sue Kittle and husband Morris of Elkins; four grandchildren, Jill Catherine Wilson and Stephanie Auvalene Wilson, both of Charlotte, NC; Adam Clay Kittle and wife Dawn, East Dailey; and Aaron Paul Kittle, Philippi and fiancé Jessica VanNoy.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Preceding her in death are two sisters, Glenna Johnson and Martha Gordon; and one brother, George C. Sheets.
Mrs. Mullins was a graduate of Elkins High School with the Class of 1942. She had worked at the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, MD during World War II. After returning to Elkins, she worked as secretary at Elkins High School until transferring to the Randolph County Board of Education, where she worked as an accountant in the Finance department until her retirement in 1988 with thirty-six years of service. In 1960, Mrs. Mullins was named Secretary of the Year by the Alpha Chapter of Beta Alpha Beta of Davis & Elkins College. She was a member of the Julia Bonafield Circle and lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Elkins. She was a member of the Randolph County Association of Retired School Employees.
Mrs. Mullins was a dedicated wife and mother, and was loved dearly by her husband, daughters and grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 7 PM, Tuesday. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 11 AM. The Rev. Barry R. Moll will officiate and interment will follow at the Elkins Memorial Gardens on the Airport Road.
120 1st St Elkins, WV 26241
Tel. (304) 636-4440