Muriel Mullins

Muriel Mullins

DANVILLE — Muriel Lynn (Jordan) Mullins, 81, of Danville entered our father’s house at 12:15 a.m. (CT) Thursday (July 12, 2018) at Colonial Manor.

Muriel was born in Peoria on Nov. 5, 1936. She was the daughter of Marion A. Jordan and Ardith I. (Ramsey) Jordan. She grew up in rural Williamsport, Ind., before moving to Danville, where she has resided since 1954.

Muriel married Homer M. Mullins on Dec. 11, 1955, in Danville; he preceded her in death Oct. 21, 2011. She was a 1954 West Lebanon High School graduate and later attended Laboratory School at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville. She was a bacteriologist at St. Elizabeth Hospital and then later at USMC Hospital, also in Danville, until her retirement in 1993.

Muriel was a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church in Danville. She was a past president of the Oakwood Township High School Booster Club, where she once made handmade wrestling uniforms. She enjoyed cake decorating, creating several wedding cakes, as well as sewing, making several wedding gowns. She also enjoyed bowling, needlepoint, reupholstering furniture and traveling with her husband. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving are her children, Lynne Ellis (Dwight) of Danville, Lisa Cline (Jay) of Danville and Mark Mullins (Karen) of Chrisman; siblings, William B. Jordan (Marian) of rural Williamsport, Ind., and Sharon A. Butler (late Gene) of West Lebanon, Ind.; grandchildren, Kyle and Keely Ellis; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Kaelyn Miller and Pyper Hayes; and beloved cat, Jimmy Fuzzy.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Homer.

Visitation will be at First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Franklin St., Danville, on Monday, July 16, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. (CT). Funeral services will be held at the church Tuesday, July 17, from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. (CT) with the Rev. Ann Schwartz officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be made at