Elizabeth Mullins, 88, died Feb. 2 at her daughter's home in Shenandoah, Iowa. She was born July 11, 1930 to Fred and Genevieve Richardson, the youngest of four siblings.
Elizabeth married D.B. Mullins in 1950 at the Methodist Church Chapel. In 1951 they moved to Kentucky with daughter Teresa after D.B. was drafted into the Army.
Upon returning to Shenandoah she worked as a dental assistant to Dr. G. Warin, and later in the lunchroom at Shenandoah High School.
Elizabeth served as local chairwoman of the Cancer Society, and as president of Meta Grada. She served many years with the Hospital Auxiliary, Methodist Church Circle, American Legion Auxiliary and Lady Elks.
She enjoyed traveling with friends and her husband to places like Hawaii, Florida and Chicago. She also loved collecting and polishing unique pieces of jewelry. In their later years they spent winters at their home in Mesa, Arizona.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Fred Richardson Jr., Robert Richardson and Betty (Richardson) Tyner.
She is survived by her husband D.B., daughter Tery Dickerson of Shenandoah; son Jeffry Mullins of Elko, Nevada; granddaughters Erin (Chris) Cook and Dayna Dickerson of Shenandoah and Regan Mullins of Boise, Idaho; and great-grandchildren Morgan, Ellie and Averie Cook; Kain Pickens and wife Alex; Karmyn Pickens; and Madison, Mallory and Parker Dickerson.
Celebration of life graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah. Visitation with the family will held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to People for Paws.
"Terry,Jeff and Families,
I was so sorry to hear the passing of your Dear Mother.
She was a beautiful, classy lady.Her outfits were always put together perfectly and of course adorned by her many pieces of jewelry.I will always hold her close in my heart as a dear and treasured friend.God's Blessings, Prayers, and Peace as you journey this difficult path in life."
"Marge and Gerry Leonard
Out deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother..
I spent many days with Liz shopping going for lunches and dinner when her and D.B. were in Mesa. I will miss her very much."
"Terry, Jeff, and families
What a beautiful lady, always enjoyed visiting with her. She had such a joyful heart. May memories sustain you today and in the future. Remember your grandparents living next door to my grandparents and playing together. Kathy (Hodges) Ketcham"
"Tery and family, So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
"Terri, Jeff & families, Sorry about the passing of Liz. She was a good friend and we
played many a game of bridge and enjoyed having coffee with her. My thoughts and
prayers are with all of you. I will miss visiting with her. "