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Margaret Dale Mullins

March 10, 1953 — November 13, 2023


Margaret Dale (Gorday) Mullins was born March 10, 1953 to Margaret Adelaide Murphy and William Bryant “Coach” Gorday.  She was the third of seven children and grew up in Pensacola Florida.  There she attended Escambia High School and caught the eye of an upperclassman, Cecil Mullins.  Upon Cecil’s return from Vietnam, Cecil and Dale were married and were together for 51 years.  Dale worked as a Radiologic transcriptionist for Radiology Associates of Tallahassee for 38 years. 


Dale Mullins was a huge fan of Court TV as well as nearly any network news channel, especially David Muir and General Hospital.  She was known for her Roast, Rice and Gravy recipe which she learned from her Mom. She loved nothing more than hosting all her Grandchildren at her house in Tallahassee.  She and Cecil  were also known for their love of Cocker Spaniels.  


Dale was preceded in death by her parents, sister-n-law, brother-n- law and her loving husband, Cecil.  She leaves behind her siblings, Mike (Kay) Gorday, Gary Gorday, Kathy (Clayton) Ard, Ann Dungan, Kim (Eddie) Sasser,  Zan (Robert) Cumbie, her children; Doyle (Ashley) Mullins, Jennifer (David) Crisson, Michelle (Jim) Smith, 11 grandchildren, 2 great - grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


In lieu of flowers, we ask for donations to be made to Big Bend Hospice of Tallahassee, FL.

Faith Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements (850.539.4300 or

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