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Mattie H. Mullens, 83, Galveston, went home to be with the Lord at 4:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at her home in Galveston. She was born June 12, 1934, in Francisville, Indiana, to William R. and Mezzie L. (Kendell) Sanson. She married Mark R. Mullens on June 21, 1952, in Logansport, and he preceded her in death July 8, 2014.
Mattie retired from Delco Electronics in Kokomo with over 28 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving family include her children, Paul (Mary) Mullens, Galveston, Deborah (Jon) Rockwood, Smyrna, Tennessee, Nancy (Tom) Rush, Logansport, and Brenda (Ervin) Bass, Sebring, Florida. She also is survived by 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, Gerald Sanson, Burnettsville, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Mark, three sisters, one brother, one granddaughter and one great-grandson.
A celebration of Mattie's life will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home, Galveston. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Eastern Star services will be observed prior to the celebration of life services on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children, www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 2, 2018
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