Born February 14, 1934, at Lorado, he was a son of the late Boyd and Ocie Bell Blankenship Mullins. Also preceding him in death were five brothers, Kendall, Samuel “Sam”, Earl, Jimmy and Willie Mullins, and a sister, Florence Osborne.
Tommie was a retired coal miner, having worked for Patriot Coal Co. formerly Amherst Coal Co. at Man, a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War and a member of the UMWA District 17 the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church at Accoville.
Survivors include six sons, Tommy Bernard (Tina) Mullins, John Douglas Mullins and Jackie Lee (Chrystal) Mullins, all of Wayside, Mark Allen Mullins of Greenville, Walter David (Margaret) Mullins of Waynesboro, Miss., and Earl Anthony (Paula) Mullins of Mt. Hope; a brother, Oliver Lee (Betty) Mullins of Lorado; two sisters, Jean (Glen) Wood and Kathryn Burndick, both of Colville, Wash.; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be held noon, Friday, May 13, at the Lundale Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Adkins officiating. Burial and graveside rites will be held 5 p.m., Friday at the Pine Grove Memorial Gardens at Lindside with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Groves Funeral Home of Union is in charge of the arrangements.