Ina May "Tiny" Mullen

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Ina May "Tiny" Mullen, 90, of Girard, IL, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, IL. She was born August 21, 1932, at R.R. Pawnee, IL in her grandparents, Russel and May Vangeison, home to Byron W. and Helen Vangeison Murphy, farmers. She married Charles W. Mullen on August 18, 1956, a Navy veteran, who farmed and was a private pilot. He preceded her in death on September 12, 1983. Survivors include one son, Mark E. (Kathy Sanford) of Girard, and one daughter, Pamela (Mark) Mullen Borto, of Apex, North Carolina; six grandchildren, Grant (Cailin ) Mullen, of St. Louis, Missouri, Stuart [Kaitlynn] Mullen of Boonville, Indiana, Spencer Mullen, of Girard, IL, Sheila (Joseph) Borto McCormick, of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, Melissa [Dan] Borto Spaulding of Apex, North Carolina and Natalie Borto [Hunter Mense of Louisville Ky], of Apex, North Carolina; 5 great-granddaughters; Everlynn Mullen, Nerryn McCormick, Charlotte McCormick, Kathryn McCormick, and Baby Girl McCormick. Ina is survived by two sisters, Virginia (Robert, deceased) Murphy Read, of Blair, Nebraska, and Jeanette Murphy of Girard, Illinois; many nieces, several great nieces and nephews, and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Ina May attended Prairie Union Grade School, Starr Union Grade School, Farmersville High School, MacMurray College for Women, U of Illinois, U. of Utah, and LLCC. She was a Home Economic and P.E. teacher at the Farmersville High School and Elementary Teacher at the Girard Elementary School. She taught 29 plus years and did Substitute Teaching for two years. She was a life member of the NEA and the IEA and Macoupin County Farm Bureau and attended Countryview Christian Church. She liked to sew, crochet, and knit. Later in her life, she did research for and wrote family genealogy books on her computer. Among all things, God and family was always most important to her, in that order. Visitation will be Thursday, May 4, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard, IL from 5:00-8:00 pm. Funeral Service will be Friday, May 5, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard, IL at 10:00 am, with Pastor Hank Sanford officiating. Burial will take place in the Virden Cemetery. Memorials in cash are suggested to the Chatham Area Special Athletics [CASA]. Memorials by check should be written to Special Olympics Region H. Online condolences can be given at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard is in charge of arrangements.
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Visitation 1

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States

Service Information

10:00 am
Friday, May 5, 2023
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Virden Cemetery
Address not given
Virden, Illinois, United States
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