Violet Jean Elkins Mullins, 80, of Jenkins, died August 24.
Born in Dorton, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Roxie Elkins. She was the youngest of 16 children, all of whom preceded her in death except a brother, Johnnie Elkins and wife Linda of Mesa, Ariz. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Mullins.
Surviving in addition to her brother are her husband of 58 years, Harold Mullins; six children, Deborah Davis and husband Boyd of Jenkins; Richard Mullins and wife Dawn of Mayking; Joyce Stephens and Russell Buchanan of Berea; Rita Balthis and husband Bobby of Cromona; Roxie Rose and husband Gary of Jenkins; and Jackie Austin and husband Kevin of Haymond; 12 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at noon today (Wednesday, August 28) at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial will be in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.