The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


September 10, 2011

Mary Mullins Derrick


Mary Mullins Derrick, age 70, of Coffeyville, Kan., passed away at her home on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

Mary was born and raised in Joplin.

She married Levi Henrey Derrick on Nov. 8, 1957. He died in 1990.

They had five children, John Derrick, of Joplin, Sharon Stanley of Tulsa, Roger George, of Coffeyville, Donna Phillips, of Neck City, and Christy Chatham, of Coffeyville; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mary also has a brother, Charles Gilstrap. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Sluder.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Parker Chapel with Gary Chatham officiating. Interment will follow in Ozark Memorial Park. Family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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