Dorothy Marie Mullins, age 100, passed away on 27, September 2020.

She was born on 16th, July 1920 in Aztec, New Mexico to Carl Todd Hayden and Eva (Sharp).

She married Gilbert Thomas Mullins in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. After World War II they lived in Grand Junction where she worked for the atomic energy commission. Several years later they lived in Farmington, New Mexico where she worked for the Department of Social Security. After retirement Dorothy moved to Colorado Springs to be close to her son Patrick and his family.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Patrick Mullins (Shirley Gregson); 4 grandchildren: Valerie Sutherlin, Veronica Everett, Joseph Mullins, Vernon Mullins and 13 great-grandchildren; Anthony, Ashley, Alex, Timothy, Teresa, Taylor, Chase, Lexy, Gregson, Jaxon, Graham and Lucas. She is also survived by 8 great-great-grandchildren; Patrick, Craig, Wade, Xander, Eva, Parker, Preston, and Paige. She was preceded in death by her eldest grandson, Seth and a great-great-grandson, Alex.

Dorothy was a gifted person. She was an avid gardener, being a member of the Iris Society, a proficient pianist, a gifted artist accomplished in oils, a meticulous housekeeper, and an excellent cook. Those who knew her appreciated her kind and gracious manner. Dorothy was an independent lady who displayed typical western grit.

A visitation will be held from 2pm-4pm on Monday, October 5th at Shrine of Remembrance,1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs. A graveside service will be held at Hilltop Cemetery, Pagosa Springs, Colorado Wednesday, October 7th at 2 pm.

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  1. So sorry to lose my sweet neighbor and friend. I’ve known her since moving in across the street 25 years ago. She always had a beautiful smile and enjoyed catching up with the goings on of the neighborhood. I happened to know she loved trout and often when my husband went fishing we were able to share with her. I will miss her.

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