Wayne Hilton Mullins

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Wayne Hilton Mullins, 84 of Knob, Ark., was born Oct. 21, 1930, at Knob to Charley Seymour Mullins and Lucy (Perkins) Mullins. Wayne was the last survivor of 12 siblings.

Preceding him in death, besides his parents, Charley Mullins and Lucy (Perkins) Mullins, were eight brothers, Elbert Mullins, Edward Mullins, Owen (Polly) Mullins, Lester Mullins, Milton Mullins, Alton Mullins, Burnis Mullins and Wilburn (Moon) Mullins and three sisters, Cleda Mullins Andrews, Juanita Mullins Toler and Reba Mullins Howton.

Survivors are his wife, Patricia (Fox) Mullins of the home; one son, Carlton Wayne Mullins of Knob and one granddaughter, Corie Elizabeth (Derek) Arnold of Corning and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

The highlight of his life was getting to babysit Corie. She was the angel of his eyes.

He was of the Baptist faith, was retired from Emerson Electric, was a veteran serving in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, loved listening to the Cardinal baseball team and enjoyed feeding the wild birds. He lived all of his life at Knob on the farm. He loved to coon hunt with his hound dogs in his younger days.

Services were held Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Paragould with Mark Trout officiating. Burial followed in the Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Gary Huckabay, Davy Miller, Chris Morgan, Dustin Gray, Michael Faber and Alvin Mullins.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com