Funeral services for Bennie Joe Mullins, 78, Pomona, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 3, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Mullins passed away at 6:24 p.m., Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born February 26, 1939, at Roaring Springs, Texas, to Ben J. Mullins and Martha Davis Mullins. On August 11, 1956, he was married at Raton, New Mexico, to Irene “Carol” Turnbull, who preceded him in death February 24, 2012. Mr. Mullins was a veteran, having retired from the United States Army, as a Sergeant Major. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and loved farm life. Mr. Mullins was a member of the V.F.W.
He is survived by four children, Bill and Cam Luthi, Canadian, Oklahoma, Tony and Marcha Mullins, Springfield, Missouri, Ben Mullins, Springfield, Missouri and Bennie and Melanie Mullins, Newnan, Georgia; daughter-in-law, Laura Mullins, Kansas City, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Richard “Wayne” Mullins, Jr., Mary Elizabeth Roberson, Bennie Mullins, III, Tabitha Perez and husband, Jose, Joshua Mullins, Trent Mullins and Heather Mullins; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Mullins and wife, Peggy and Donald Mullins and wife, Mary; one sister, Cathy Porter and husband, Bill; brother-in-law, Pervis Evans; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, one son, Richard Mullins and two sisters, Glenda and Barbara, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mackey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.