Zerel Mullen, 73
Zerel Dwayne Mullen, 73, of Caulfield, died April 7, 2020, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. A private graveside service was held at Moody Cemetery.
He was born March 13, 1947, in Batesville, Arkansas, the son of Willis G. and Chloe L. Clark Mullen. He attended Bakersfield High School and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy in Jefferson City. On Sept. 29, 2001, in Moody, he married Carol Garske. He worked as a truck driver and a police officer for the city of West Plains. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Mullen was a member of Moody Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Mullen, of the family home; two children, Dewayne Mullen and special friend Shirley of Caulfield, and Jerry Mullen and wife Janolyn of West Plains; six grandchildren, Chelsea Falwell and husband Cody, Monique Pond and husband Tyler, Gaige Moss and fiancée Baylee, Gannan Moss, Chloie Mullen and Halen Mullen; five great-grandchildren, Addison, Ellie and Casen Falwell and Camden and Elle Pond; one sister, Norrine Knight; Carol’s daughter Susan Rickert, granddaughter Kaelee Duncan and great-granddaughter Aiden Duncan; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law Debbie Mullen; one brother and sister-in-law, Gerald Mullen and Maxine Mullen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Moody Cemetery and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.
Arrangements by Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains.