Patricia (Patsy) Curtin Mullins, 88, of Welch WV, was serenaded by angels up to the throne room of God; where she was greeted by Jesus on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Born October 14, 1931, in Premier WV, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Bertha Holloway Curtin.
A 1948 graduate of Big Creek High School, Patsy went on to be a ticket agent and later manager of Trailways Bus Station in Welch WV. She was employed by Goodson’s supermarket as produce manager and then as secretary of the Nazarene Christian Academy where she touched the lives of all the students, staff, and visitors who entered her office. She was loved dearly by all who knew her. She was married for 70 years to the love of her life, Benny Mullins, who was and is deeply in love with her. They were married September 7, 1949. She enjoyed every moment of everyday with him always by her side. Together they made a Christian home where they created a heritage and long lasting legacy for their family. She had an amazing talent of crocheting afghans for those she loved. You could always find her singing a hymn with her beautiful voice, sitting on her front porch swing and drinking a cup of coffee. Her homemade rolls and sausage gravy and biscuits were must-haves among her grandchildren. She was a charter member of the Welch First Church of the Nazarene, where she served as church secretary, choir director, Sunday school teacher and women’s ministry president. She loved working in the church, doing work for the lord and helping people.
She leaves to keep her memories, her husband, Benny Mullins of the home, her loving and devoted children; one son, Dan Mullins and wife Janie of Hermitage, TN, two daughters, Kathy Watson and husband Jack, Judy Long and husband Scott all of Welch, ten grandchildren; Chris Watson, Paul Mullins, Matthew Mullins, Lisa Rose, Sarah Barnett, Rebecca Palmer, Rachael Lester, Olivia Castle, Gideon Richardson, and Daniel Long. Nineteen Great Grandchildren here on Earth, and three angel babies in heaven, One sister, Margaret Guest and husband Ernest of Hampton VA, one brother, Sonny Curtin and wife Debbie of Fredericksburg, VA, a host of nieces nephews and loving family.
A going home celebration service will be held Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11 A.M. in the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV, with Reverend Darrell Long and Pastor Scott Long officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton WV. Grandsons and great grandsons will have the honor of serving as pallbearers.
Friends may call on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV. The family would like to give special thanks to the hospice caregivers who became like family for their constant love and support during this journey. Marchetta Albert, Vickie Ortiz, Hannah Smallwood and Stacy.
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Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Mullins Family.