Billie Jean Mullink, 86 of Bunker Hill, died at University Care Center, Edwardsville on Monday, November 14, 2022. She was born on July 30, 1936, in Hardin to John L. Ray and Margaret Helen Bull Ray.
She married Leonard Anton “Slick” Mullink on July 31, 1953, in Bunker Hill. He preceded her in death on October 27, 2014. Billie was a member of the AARP, Bunker Hill Birthday Club, and St. Mary’s Altar Society. She enjoyed decorating cakes.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Jane (Jim) Hessel of Holiday Shores and Tammy (Mike) Orban of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Jim Hessel, II, Dawn (James) Holtkamp, Eric Arzuagas, Brad (Erin) Collins, Cristi Kueck, Bryan (Shadow) Collins, Valerie (Alex) Naylor, and Nick (Nicole) Orban; great-grandchildren, Maria, Kobe, Rosemary, Jay, Jack, Mora, Kasen, Elijah, Ethan, Abby, Harlow, Knox, Violet, Cove, Charlie, Miles, Kameron, Courtney, Klayton, Gweyndylan, and Maxx; siblings, Gary (Sharon) Ray and Ron (Lonna) Ray; sisters in law, Thelma Ray and Liz Ray; brother in law, Bob Hurley; and several other family members and friends.
Billie was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; daughter, Teresa Mullink; granddaughter, Bethany Orban; and siblings, John Ray, Don (Jeanne) Ray, Jim Ray, Wayne (Ann) Ray, Lela (Allen) Welch, and June Hurley.
Friends may call on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Funeral services are Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill.
Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bunker Hill, IL. Memorials are suggested to St. Michael’s Church. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.