Jessica Octavia Mullen, age 28, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 in Athens, Arkansas.

Jessica was born on April 22, 1991 in Mena, Arkansas to Jerry “Rondal” Mullen and Teresa Barnes Mullen. Jessica enjoyed creating memories being outdoors fishing and hiking with family and friends. She treasured living on the farm and farm life. Jessica appreciated reading a good book and crafting. Above all she loved spending time with nieces, nephew and family. Jessica was a very caring and loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by everyone in her life.

She is survived by parents: Jerry “Rondal” and Teresa Mullen

Brother: Rondal “Thomas” Mullen and wife Misty

Grandparents: Jerry Mullen and Clarence and Lynne Barnes

Nieces: Kinsey Mullen and Avery Mullen

Nephew: Jaxon Mullen

Uncle and Aunt: Dalton and Lisa Doughty

Cousins: Robby and Amber Tillman, Josh and Nicole Fryar, Ryan and Adrienne Doughty and Morgan Doughty

Godfather: Gerald “Spanky” Hale

She was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Peggy Barnes, Marie Mullen and Judy Mullen

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Northside Church of Christ in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Ron Broussard and Brother Lance Lowery officiating. Interment will follow in the Athens Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Dalton Doughty, Wes White, Robby Tillman, Rodey Strother, Conn Hilton, Tate Mendoza, Spanky Hale and Chris Burger.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Roberts, Britt Hobson, Greg Davis, Cody Billingsley and Travis Fairless.

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11-26-19 11:43 a.m. KAWX.ORG 

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