Charles Earl Mullins
and Doris Marie Crowson
Charles Earl Mullins b 10 Jan 1924 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH d 7 Jul 1987 Letitia, South Shore, Greenup Co KY; buried Siloam Cemetery South Shore, Greenup Co KY; s/o Everett Everson Mullins and Mary Horne. Charles Earl Mullins m. 23 May 1945 Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, VA to Doris Marie Crowson b 21 Aug 1926 River Junction, Gadsden Co FL d 3 Aug 2014 Lexington, Fayette Co KY; buried Siloam Cemetery, South Shore, Greenup Co KY; d/o Ellis Edward Crowson and Lee Audra Collins Hewett. Children of Charles Earl Mullins and Doris Marie Crowson;
Charles Earl Mullins and Doris Marie Crowson - Photo and information Submitted by Mary Mullins Tuttle
1. Charles Everett Mullins
2. Mary Lee Mullins; m. Charles Tuttle - Thanks to Mary Mullins Tuttle for information, updates and photos for this family 8-14-2015
3. Thomas Edward Mullins; m. Brenda Lair
4. Michael Earl Mullins; m. Kathy Earwood
5. Susan Elaine Mullins; m. Dempsey Qualls
Obituary: Doris Marie Crowson Mullins
21 Aug 1926 - 3 Aug 2014
Doris Marie Mullins (nee Crowson) passed from this life on 3 August 2014. She was born to Ellis Edward and Lee Audra Collins (Lank) Hewett Crowson on August 21, 1926 in River Junction, Gadsden County, Florida.
Doris was a graduate of Alexander Park High School and Kings Daughter's School of Nursing in Portsmouth, Virginia. She received her Associates Degree from St. Joseph's College (Windham, Maine). Doris worked at Mercy and Southern Hills Hospitals in Portsmouth, Ohio, before becoming a Greenup County (Kentucky) Health Nurse. After her retirement, she traveled with People To People. Many of these trips included working with a team of doctors and nurses in hospitals in such places as China, Russia (Moscow General) and the Baltic States. She was an honorary member of the Baltic States Nursing Association and the China Nursing Association.
Doris was also a member of the River Magic Chorus, a Sweet Adeline group, based in Huntington, West Virginia. With them, she traveled to Ireland and sang in a number of the cathedrals.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Earl Mullins, whom she married in 1945, her parents, four brothers: Herbert, Ralph, Roy and Troy; a sister, Betty Ruth (Jack) Chase.
Surviving are her sister, Claudia Janette (Ennis) Rodman of Portsmouth, Virginia; a brother, Howard of Chesapeake, Virginia; her five children: Charles Everett, of Olney, MD; Mary (Charles) Tuttle of Sunman, IN; Thomas Edward (Brenda Lair) of Charlotte, NC; Michael Earl (Kathy Earwood) of Greenup, Kentucky, and Susan (Dempsey) Qualls of Georgetown, Kentucky. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Visitation will be at the Old Regular Baptist Church in South Shore, with a graveside service following at Morton (Siloam) Cemetery. Thomas Mullins, son of Charles and Doris Mullins, will officiate the service.
Funeral arrangements are through Roberson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that you donate to your church, favorite charity, or Gideon's International.
Obituary: Charles Earl Mullins
10 Jan 1924 - 7 Jul 1987
Charles E. Mullins, 63, of Route 2, Secondary Supervisor for Greenup County Public Schools, died Tuesday in Mercy Hospital, Portsmouth, Ohio following an apparent heart attack while mowing grass at his home.
He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he received a master's degree in education. He had served as a teacher, principal and director of federal programs in the Greenup County School system.
Mullins was a member of the First Baptist Church in South Shore and Gideon's International and was a World War II Navy veteran and retired U.S. Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander.
He was born January 10, 1924, in Portsmouth, a son of the late Everett Everson and Mary Horne Mullins.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Doris Crawson Mullins; three sons: Charles Everett Mullins of Alexandria, Virginia, Thomas Edward Mullins of Casper, Wyoming, and Michael Earl Mullins of Ashland; two daughters, Mrs. Mary L. Tuttle of Sunman, Indiana, and Mrs. Susan E. Qualls of Ashland, Kentucky; and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 P.M. at the First Baptist Church in South Shore by the Reverend Darrell Stephenson and Garland Mullins, minister. Burial will be in the Siloam Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.