Charlotte F. Mullens, 77 of Carlinville, passed away Monday afternoon, August 31, 2020, at Heritage Health Care in Carlinville. Charlotte was born on March 4, 1943, in Jerseyville, one of three daughters born to Russell and Vera (Fricker) Downs.
Charlotte graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1961. After graduation, Charlotte took a job with General Telephone Company “GTE” in Jacksonville. She was employed there until her marriage and was soon turned into a farmwife.
Charlotte married Zane Mullens on July 14, 1972, in Jacksonville and they soon moved to Hettick where they farmed until 2003. She later enjoyed employment with Payless Tour Company out of Danville, Illinois. Zane was the bus driver and Charlotte was the tour guide and retired in 2015 after 15 years with the company.
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Zane Mullens of Carlinville; daughter, Julie (Chad) Stults of Carlinville; step-son, Andy Mullens of Carlinville; granddaughter, Jensie Stults of Hettick; sisters, Margaret “Mag” (Dean) Tetzlaff and Wanda Lee, both of Carlinville; and a niece and three nephews.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents.
Private family burial will be held in Hettick Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hettick Community Club. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.