Louisville - Mary J Mullins joined her beloved husband, Harold, on her passing, April 27, 2018. Mary was born and reared in Roanoke, Virginia, daughter of Martha and Emmitt Jones.
She and family moved to Valley Station, Kentucky in 1975 when her husband Lt Colonel Mullins, retired from the U.S. Army. Mary was a professional registered parliamentarian and had three great passions, her family, her church, and service to her community. She loved teaching and practicing the principles of Parliamentary Law and serving as Parliamentarian for local, state national and international organizations.
She was the first woman to seek the office of Jefferson County Commissioner and the first woman to serve as chairman of the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District. She served as chairman of the 49 county Health Systems Agency West, member of the Louisville Jefferson County Planning Commission and Norton Southwest Hospital Chapel committee.
Mary provided great service to her community and was President of the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs 1972-1974 She served as Parliamentarian for the Valley Woman's Club for 20 years and President of the Valley Woman's club 1962-1964 and 1996-1998.
Mary is survived by a son Michael H. Mullins (Judy), Patterson, CA, a daughter Jenny Paul (Edgar) Owensboro, KY, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren,
Mary was a member of Bethany united Methodist Church and had served five years as Chairman of the Board.
Mary's wishes were for her services to be private arrangements are entrusted to advantage funeral home Hardy chapel 10907 Dixie Hwy.
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Published by Courier-Journal on Apr. 29, 2018.