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Helen Mulkey

Helen Posey Mulkey was born September 24, 1924 in Holland, Missouri.  She was the daughter of W.C. Posey and Ruth Frona Hall Posey.

She departed this life on April 15, 2020 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  She was 95 years old.

On December 30, 1945 in Caruthersville, Missouri she was united in marriage to Richard L. “Dick” Mulkey.  He preceded her in death in 1998.

Helen was a lady that loved life in a big way.  She and Dick traveled all over the United States in their R.V.  She played the piano, and she did many paintings.  She enjoyed all types of arts and crafts.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, the SEMO club, the DAR and the Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by – 1 son – Richard LeRoy Mulkey

1 daughter – Paula Christine McGath

1 sister – Edna Chaffin

6 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren

Many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter – Ruth Tice, an infant brother – Clarence William Mulkey, and a sister – Johnnie Nichols.

A celebration of life service was held April 22 at Pemiscot Memorials Garden. 

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.

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