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Jeanne "Kit" Mullinax
1934 - 2009
Submitted by Her son Mark Taylor of New York. MULLINAX, JEANNE "KIT", age 75, passed away April 8, 2009. A 1951 graduate of Woodlawn High School, "Kit" was crowned Miss Cascade Plunge 1950. In the 1960's she was tapped in the social sorority Beta Sigma Phi, won several local, regional, and national awards for her artistic talent creating the sorority's annual "scrap book" and left the society as a Silver Circle 25 year member. After two decades as homemaker, she enrolled early in the 1970's in Jefferson State Jr. College, then Birmingham Southern College, then completed her baccalaureate at UAB where she went on to earn her master's degree in education with honors. She spent over 20 years in education as a 5th grade teacher at Clay Elementary where she was much loved, honored and cherished by her students. Upon retirement, she pursued a new passion for writing as Associate Editor of Senior Living Newspaper. It was during this time that she was asked to become a member of the National PEN Women's Society. She was the recipient of the 2003 Golden Eagle Award and inducted into the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The family especially wants to acknowledge the guidance and support of Dorcus Smith, and Betsy Frasier of All Caring Home Health and her special caregivers, Inez Taylor and Alythia Foster. Kit Mullinax was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Craven and Louise Craven; and her husband, John Mullinax. She is survived by her 5 children, Steve Stubblefield (Beth) of Troy, AL; Scott Stubblefield (Donna) of Millbrook, AL; Mark Taylor of NY, NY; Tracy Taylor Moser (John) and Troy Taylor of B'ham, AL; 5 grandchildren; Christopher, Ryan (Linsey) and Kaitlynn Stubblefield; Meg and Matthew Moser; and 1 great grandchild, Kyndall Stubblefield. Visitation will be Wednesday April 15, at Jefferson Memorial (Trussville) Alabama from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be Thursday April 16, at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel. Lineage for Mark Taylor Isaac Hart m Elizabeth Hutchinson or Hutchin Samuel Hart m. Sarah Endicott Jonathan Hart m. Mercy Hawkes John Hartt m. Anne Lovell Henry Allain Hartt m. Deborah Ring- Pamela Jane Hartt m. Thomas Warne - Farewell quilt for Pamela in 1846. On display at N.B. Reunion Gerogia A. E Warne m. John Bennett Maude Bennett m. Charles Craven Billingham, Alabama Charles Craven m. Louise ? Jeanne ( Kit) Craven m. ? Taylor, m Stubblefield, m John Mullinax Mark Taylor
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