Mrs. Ida Mae Mullins

On July 13, 1930, the world received a precious jewel, Ida Mae Wright. She was one of ten children born to the union of the late John Burr and Mary Ruth Wright. On Thursday, May 16, 2019, First Lady lda Mae (Wright) Mullins entered into her eternal peaceful rest at the Kobacker House. “As God called, she answered with a Yes Lord!”

“I have fought a good fight I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up For me a crown of righteousness. “
II Timothy 4:7-8

First Lady lda Mae Mullins was a devoted wife to her husband, Rev. Vurn O. Mullins and a loving mother to their only child, Paulette. She spoiled both daughter and husband. Their sixty-nine years of marriage and love for each other was a testimony of their love for God. She accompanied Rev. Mullins as he journeyed to spread the Gospel as Pastor to congregations in Urbancrest, Mt. Vernon, Yellow Springs and Springfield, Ohio, and in Huntington, WV. In her spiritual walk with Christ, First Lady Mullins, served faithfully on numerous church ministries and community committees where she often coordinated the programs. Her love and helpfulness for all ages, families and friends was paramount in her life’s work. Her words of encouragement will forever be etched in the hearts of many. First Lady lda Mullins believed in fasting and praying. She knew God would always give her the strength to endure all life’s obstacles. She vehemently prayed for her entire family.

She is preceded in death by parents: John Burr and Mary Wright, husband: Rev. Vurn O. Mullins, daughter, Paulette Gentry, brothers: John, Matthew and James Wright, sisters: Rosie Williamson, Sarah Byers, Beatrice Smith, Loretta Lewis, and Mary Dillard.

She leaves to cherish the memories of her love, her devoted Son-in Law, John R. Gentry, her beloved Grandson, Diallo (Tamra) Gentry, of Elgin, IL., sister, Norma Jean Evans, church family members of Mt. ion Baptist Church, Springfield, Ohio, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Union Baptist Church, Urbancrest, Ohio, Calvary Baptist Church, Huntington, wV., First Baptist Church, Yellow Springs, Ohio, St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Springfield, Ohio, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, many relatives, and friends.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral Service 12:00 noon Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at New Salem Baptist Church 2956 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Union Cemetery

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Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts are with the family in this time of sorrow. May the support of family and friends be a source of strength and the God of comfort a refuge in your time of need. With caring thoughts.

  2. To the Mullins families:Truly I am very sorry about Ms. Ida Mae’s passing.Jesus said: “I am the resurrection and the life those who exercise faith in me even though he dies will come back to life.John 11:15

  3. Irish J. Richardson

    To the Mullins family. My heart is with you and your family at this time of your loss. There is comfort in knowing God’s promises about the resurrection hope. (Acts 24:15) and (John 5:28,29) In the past God has resurrected humans and He is eager to do it again because He hates death. (Mark 5:41-43) It is not God’s purpose originally for mankind to grow old, get sick and die. To learn more about God’s promises go to JW.ORG. There are online Bible study lessons featured and more.

  4. Pastor Mike and Charlotte Parr

    We loved and appreciated Pastor Mullins and this great lady. Our hearts are broken to see her go;however, we are blessed with joy to know Ida is home in heaven with her family.

  5. Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
    1870 Clay St., Springfield, OH 45505
    Pastor James H. Gavin

    Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.
    We the Pastor and Members of the Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church extend our Deepest
    Sympathy to Sister Mullins family. You are in our hearts thoughts and prayers. We thank God for her life among us and we know she will be greatly missed. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. May you find comfort in knowing that we share your grief. God Bless you all.

  6. Lisa Allen (from The Abbey)

    A true angel departed with the passing of this beautiful soul. I have known Mrs. Mullins for the last 10 to 15 years and she was one of the most quality individuals I have ever met. I know she was met with open arms by God and family.

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