January 23, 2024

Daisy (Johnson) Mullins, on Sunday January 14, 2024, we said our last good-bye to our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Daisy Johnson Mullins was born on April 24,1924 on Three Mile Road near Dorton, KY to Ben H. Johnson and Martha Braham Johnson. Making her stay here 99 years, 8 months and 22 days.

In 1944 she married the love of her life, Sid Mullins and to this union was born nine children. Leroy, Juanita Carol, John Paul, George, Deborah, Betty, Barbara, Redonna and Shelby.

In 1967 mom joined the Old Regular Baptist Church and was a member of the Caney Fork Church. In 1975 dad was ordained a deacon and later ordained minister. For years mom made the communion bread and wine.

She loved to make things for her family and was a prolific quilter and loved to crochet. She was known best as “Miss Daisy” who made fried apple pies for churches, hospital employees, Friendship Home Health employees, and many community members. Mom’s younger friends called her “their mother” and mom was “grandma” to many little children.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Sid Mullins; her son George Harry Mullins; her parents, Ben and Martha (Branham) Johnson; a granddaughter, Stephane Ann; two great granddaughter, Nakisha Dawn and Aubrey Lynn; sisters, Fanny France, Lottie Marion and Dixie Mercer; brothers, Buster Johnson, Harry Johnson, George Johnson and Luther Johnson; daughter-in-laws, Jenny Poteet-Mullins and Sherry Browning-Mullins; and son-in-law, David Rutherford.

Surviving are eight children, Leroy Mullins- Big Stone Gap, VA, Juanita Carol Rutherford, John Paul Mullins, Deborah Ann Mullins of Wise, VA, Betty Jo Tucker (Don)-El Paso, TX, Barbara Gail Hilton (Larry), Redonna Syd Bowman (Lynville) and Shelby Jean Roberts (Greg) of Wise, VA; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great- grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, lots of friends and her church family. Her special granddaughters, Sarah and Leslye who were her caregivers whom she loved very much and her fur baby Chipper Jones who was her constant companion. She will be missed by her family, but we know she believed in the hope that she would be with dad in glory.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Thursday January 18, 2024 in the Baker Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Jerry Newsome, Elder Steve Lyall and Reverend Bill Craft officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until time of services. Graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon Friday January 19, 2024 at the Laurel Grove Cemetery- Norton, VA. where grandson will serve as pallbearers. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home by 11:00 am to prepare to go in procession to the cemetery.

Baker Funeral Home—Pound, VA is serving the family of Daisy (Johnson) Mullins.