Debra A. Mullen

February 23, 1952 ‒ May 22, 2012

Delaware, Ohio

Debra A. Mullen, age 60 of Delaware passed away Tuesday morning, May 22, 2012 at Delaware Court.

She was born on February 23, 1952 in Columbus to the late John and Irma (Kramer) Knouff and graduated in 1970 from the Ohio School for the Deaf. A member of the Ohio School for the Deaf Athletic Booster Club and the Warren Deaf Club, she enjoyed camping, growing flowers, and crafts of all types. As one who loved angels, she was considered angel herself by beloved family. Debra was quite the teaser and jokester, especially with her brother. She treasured time with her family and fellow deaf friends.

She is survived by her fiancé: William Hartley her companion of 13 years, daughters: Carla and Susan Mullen of South Carolina, brother: Jeffrey (Joan) Knouff of Columbus, sisters: Ellen (Garry) Detty of Mt. Vernon, Belinda Hutton of Gambier, Sandra (Samuel) Deible of McConnelsville, nieces, nephews, and best friend Wilma Prusinski.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2012 at The Ohio School for the Deaf Gymnasium, 500 Morse Rd, Columbus, 43214. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Delaware.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio School for the Deaf Athletic Booster Club, P.O. Box 14364, Columbus, OH 43214.

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