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Inetta Burgin Mullens, 85, Hays, Kansas, previously of Duncan, Oklahoma, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living in Hays.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at the Eastside Church of Christ, 202 North A Street, Duncan. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Foster Cemetery, Foster, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, 1502 N. Highway 81, Duncan.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home and prior to services at the church Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.
She was born Oct. 9, 1931, in Fleetwood, Oklahoma, the daughter of L.B. and Ethel (Croy) Burgin. She was the sixth of eight children. On Dec. 24, 1949, she married Glen "Moon" Mullens in Duncan, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker deluxe. Being a Halliburton wife she followed her husband of 66 years wherever the oilfield took them. Living in Duncan, Oklahoma, Eldorado, Hays, Russell, Atwood, and Hill City in Kansas, McCook, Nebraska, Dumas, Texas, and back to Duncan. She also worked as a secretary and bookkeeper. Her greatest love was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a devoted Christian woman and was a member of the local Church of Christ in every community she lived in. She was a hard worker in a volunteer group Love in Action at Eastside Church of Christ, making many types of items distributed to nursing homes and the elderly. She was also active in the church, assisting with funeral dinners and singing.
Survivors include her husband Glen "Moon" Mullens of the home; two children, Glenna Alm (Thomas) of Hays, Kansas, and Ralph Mullens of Spring, Texas; four grandchildren, Stacie (Alm) Zimmerman (Eric) of Hays, Jason Alm (Raina) of Hays, Meredith (Mullens) Muerer (Chris) of Austin,Texas, Kristen (Mullens) Khazzoum (Nick) of Houston,Texas; five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Brady and Boston Zimmerman, Reed Alm and Reid Khazzoum; two sisters, Earleen Dibrell and Betty Bullard both of Duncan; one brother, Charles Burgin of Dallas, Texas, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Lucille Bienek, Imaree Hooper and Dorothy Zumar, and a brother Boyd Burgin.
Memorials gifts are suggested to Love In Action, Eastside Church of Christ, 202 N. A St. Duncan, OK 73533 or in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street, Hays, KS 67601
Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com or via email at haysmemorialchapel@gmail.com or www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 28, 2016
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