She was born July 28, 1936, in Alliance, Ohio, to Lester and Bernice (Hull) Crowl. She was raised by Boyd and Nettie Hull, lovingly known as Uncle Bud and Aunty.
Dorothy graduated from Willard High School. She was raised and baptized at the First Assembly of God Church.
Dorothy is survived by her devoted husband, Jerry Mullens; her children, Cynthia Van Wagner-Alt, David Van Wagner, Cheryl (Paul Jr.) Hamons, Connie (Terry) Roy and Tami Spoon; her stepchildren, Jerry (Jill) Mullens, Jackie (Bill) Boyles; 13 grandchildren; five step grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; her brother, Kenneth Crowl; and three special nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard Van Wagner; and a granddaughter, Danielle Alt.
The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Potter's House, 374 Willowood Drive East, Mansfield, with the funeral service following at 5 p.m., conducted by Pastor Greg Griffith.
As an animal advocate, please consider a donation in Dorothy's name to your local humane society.
Wappner Cremation Center is honored to serve the family of Dorothy Mullens.