Mary Agnes Mullins,
born November 18, 1951,
went to be with
the Lord on
November 26, 2004. A Dickenson County native she
was abandoned at
birth, never knowing a “mother’s love”. Found
with only her
name pinned on her, she lived in institutions all of her
I had heard of Mary Agnes before and had tried
to help the
Virginia Training Center find relatives, but to no avail.
Mary became very
sick and had to be moved to a nursing home
about a year
before she passed away. One day I received a call asking
if Mary could be
buried in our family cemetery. I was very well
with the people
in the Training Center. It was agreed upon
and Mary was laid
to rest in the “Hill Family Cemetery” on Caney
Dickenson County, Virginia.
God knows who to call upon for these, his
“Little Ones.” Mary
was just that.
She was one of his special children, never knowing sin.
She was so
beautiful even in death, with hair dark as a raven’s
wing and fair
complexion. So sleep on, sweet Mary, until the Lord
I must add a thank you in this obituary to
some very special people
who so graciously
helped me with this endeavor, Emanuel Old Regular
and their ministers, Mullins Funeral Home in
Virginia and many neighbors and friends. Thanks to
in Fleming-Neon, Kentucky for making a marker
for Mary’s grave
for nearly nothing. God will bless you all.
earth bound “Angel”
Left here in
No! Her wings
But I’m sure
they were there.
for the day
To carry her
soul to Heaven
From this pain
Straight as an
arrow her soul did
loving arms of Jesus
As she bid
this world Good-bye!
Written by Naomi H.
November 26, 2004
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