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Deborah Christine (Mullins) Riley

April 4, 1954 ~ December 12, 2021 (age 67)


Deborah Christine Mullins Riley, 67, of Smiths Grove, KY, was born on April 4, 1954, in Dayton, OH, to the late Nellie Greer and Matthew Mullins, and passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021, in the Medical Center at Bowling Green.

Deborah, one of nine children, was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Beverly Savage, and three brothers, Michael Mullins, Mitchell Mullins, and Norman Mullins.

Ms. Mullins is survived by three sisters, Susan Barlowe (Bill) of Dayton, OH, Pam Howard, and Nellie “Nan” Howard, both of Smiths Grove, KY, one brother, Bill Mullins, of Dayton, OH, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Deborah was a beloved sister, aunt, and friend. She will be greatly missed.

Ms. Mullins entrusted Cone Funeral Home (1510 Campbell Ln) with her arrangements and chose cremation with no public ceremony.

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