Royce Edgar ( Lester- Burr) Mullins, 80, of Jackhorn, died November 24 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born in Pound, Va,, he was a son of the late Darwin and Ota Mullins. He was the father of the late Darlene Mullins, and a brother of the late Yvonne Miller, Madonna Sue Mullins, and Clifford Mullins.
He was a brother- in law of Ralph Paige, James Meade and Johnny Elkins, and an uncle of the late Debra Million and Ricky Meade. He was also preceded in death by a great-niece, Ericka Nichole Miller.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Violet Mullins; a daughter Beverly Lynn Mullins; three sisters; Joyce Paige of Baltimore, Md., Loretta Meade of Deane, and Cathy Elkins of White Pine, Tenn.; five brothers, Lennis Mullins, Ellis Mullins and wife Felice, and J.C. Mullins and wife Mickey, all of Baltimore, Md., and Ronald Mullins and wife Glenda, and Michael Mullins and wife Pamela, all of Jackhorn; a brother-in-law Jessie Miller; and a greatniece, Abby.
Funeral services were held November 29 at the Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Meade family cemetery at Deane.