Jacqueline "Jackie" Brooks Mullen

May 26, 1938 - June 22, 2022

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Brooks Mullen age 84, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at ECU Health Beaufort Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Bath Christian Church officiated by Jim Cullen. The family visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Service and other times at the home of her daughter Candace Mullen Medlock in Chocowinity, NC.

On May 26, 1938 Jacqueline was born in Bath, NC the daughter of the late Thorne and Pearl Brooks.
Jackie work at Bath School lunchroom for 29 years and was known as the “Lunch-lady”. She enjoyed crocheting and crafting. Jackie loved all her family tremendously. She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jackie always celebrated each of their birthdays by fixing their favor meals. She never missed a sporting event, dance recital or band concert that her grandchildren were part of. Jackie never met a stranger and was loved by everyone she met. She was a member of the local book club for years. Jackie met the love of her life Edward John Mullen, Sr. in Norfolk, VA in 1959, there were married in 1960 and traveled with the Navy for 12 years. They moved back to Bath and lived in Bayview for 44 years.

She is survived by one son: Edward John Mullen, Jr.(Christina) of Bath, NC; two daughters: Regina Mullen Ritter of Robbins, NC; Candace Mullen Medlock (Kevin) of Chocowinity, NC; a brother: Ted Brooks(Sandra) of South Mills, NC; a sister: Polly Gurganus (Louis) of Bath, NC; seven grandchildren: Edward John Mullen, III, Dakota Shaine Mullen (Krista), Jacob Sean Mullen, Gabrielle Nichole Mullen, Krista Ritter Greenough (Tim), Marshall Kevin Medlock, Jr, (Cheyenne), Madison Alexandria Medlock, six great-grandchildren: Jocelyn Sailor Mullen, Julia Renee Greenough, Jade Jacqueline Greenough, Jasmine Avery Greenough, River James Medlock, Evelyn Cora Medlock, and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by husband of 55 years: Edward John Mullen, Sr., five brothers: Gerald, Earl, Jimmy, Dan and Calvin Brooks, four sisters: Helen Thorne Boyd, Audrey Dare Schill, Betty Everett, Brenda Humphrey and a son-n-law: Eric Ottis Ritter.

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, NC is serving the Mullen family.

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Sunday, June 26, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889

Funeral Service

Monday, June 27, 2022
1:00 PM

Bath Christian Church - Directions
107 Harding St.
Bath, NC 27808

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  • June 27, 2022
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  • June 25, 2022
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  • June 25, 2022
    Terry Woolard says:
    Love you Jackie and I will always cherish your memories. Especially memories of our days as children, of all the things you did for us, the fun we had with you and mom and our adventures.

  • June 25, 2022
    Dolores Morgan says:
    So sorry to hear about Jackie. She is a beautiful lady! Much love to all of you.

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  • June 24, 2022
    Ms. Jackie was such a sweet lady. Prayers for the family

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  • June 24, 2022
    Mark and Nora Jo Woolard says:
    Such a sweet lady. So sorry for your loss. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers and may God continue to bless each of you.

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  • June 23, 2022
    Luette Cuthrell says:
    Brooks family, I’m sorry for your loss. My mother worked with Jackie at the Bath School lunchroom several years.

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