WYATT - Essie Lavenia Mullins, 86, died at 10:08 p.m. Nov. 20, 2005, in Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 18, 1919, in Wyatt, daughter of the late Tandy Baxter and Elsie Mae St. Clair Murphy, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a retired baker of North Lake, Ill. She was of the Baptist belief.
In 1937, she married Roy Mullins, who preceded her in death on June 8, 1967.
One son, Roy Lee Mullins; six brothers; and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Jim Davis of Wyatt; one son and daughter-in-law, Don and Joyce Mullins of East Prairie; two brothers, Rex Murphy of Sikeston and Roy Murphy of Seattle, Wash.; three sisters, Helen Ure of Wichita, Kan., Mildred Krauss of Carlyle, Pa., and Ann Monzyk of Buffalo, N.Y.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Fran Murphy officiating.
Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.