Wilda Louise Mullins, 81, of Lampasas died Aug. 25, 2018 at San Gabriel Rehab and Care Center in Round Rock.
A funeral service will be conducted Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is Aug. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.
Wilda was born Nov. 30, 1936 in Mahomet, Texas, the daughter of James Lester Queen and Ola Ouida (Ming) Queen. She grew up in Cross Plains and graduated from high school there in 1954.
She then enrolled in Business College in Abilene. Her work as a bookkeeper and credit manager included working for Dr. Jerry Strader, Paul’s Electric, Lampasas Builders Mart and Guyler Co. After retiring from that career, she was a substitute teacher in Lampasas schools.
Wilda was very involved in civic matters as a charter member of Town and Country Study Club, a charter member of Daughters of the Republic of Texas (Lampasas chapter), and her time on the Lampasas County Historical Commission and Lampasas County Museum board.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for third-graders for 50 years. She later taught a ladies’ Sunday school class. She served on various church committees as well.
Wilda married Joe Trendle Mullins on Nov. 29, 1958 in Lampasas. He preceded her in death in 2014.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Mullins Smith and husband Frank of Round Rock; three grandchildren, Logan Alexander Smith, Lacey Louise Smith and Landon Joe Smith; a brother, Larry Queen and wife Marge; sisters, Linda Cabaniss, and Becky O’Hair and husband Jerry; sister-in-law, Elaine Queen; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband, Wilda also was preceded in death by her son Jody Mullins, brother Bill Queen and brother-inlaw Lowell Cabaniss.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church in Lampasas.