Bookhout Funeral Home

357 Main St PO Box 612, Oneonta, NY


Virginia L. McMullen

September 23, 1940August 29, 2020

On August 29, 2020, Virginia L. (Ginny) McMullen, loving mother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at her home with her beloved sister, Christine, her niece Rachel, and her faithful canine companions, Nutmeg and Tooie, by her side.

She was born on September 23, 1940 in Stamford, the daughter of Jesse and Cora (Ballard) McMullen.

Ginny enjoyed baking, reading, watching old movies, traveling with her daughter and granddaughters, and bird watching.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Seana and Paul Taylor of Lee Center; granddaughters, Abigail and Lauren Taylor of Lee Center; sister and brother-in-law Jane and Louie Trask of Mt. Vision; sister and brother-in-law Rose and Charles Sullivan of Lee Center; sister and caregiver Christine "Carol" Perry of Laurens; brother and sister-in-law Mitchel and Irene McMullen of Laurens; and several nieces (special niece and second daughter Rachel Perry of Laurens), and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father, Jesse in 1988; her mother, Cora in 2002; and her older brother, Donald in 2012.

A memorial service will take place at the convenience of the family.

Burial will take place in Laurens Village Cemetery, Laurens.

The family wishes to thank Casey Beers for helping Christine and Rachel through the final stages of Ginny's journey here on earth. Casey is an angel in disguise and her kindness shall never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to the Laurens Volunteer Fire Department, 34 Main Street, Laurens, NY 13796.

To leave a condolence for the family online, please visit www.bookhoutfh.com

Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.


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Virginia L. McMullen

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Ken Rose

September 4, 2020

I remember Ginny from her time in Laurens. Shirley and I send our condolences to Rose, Mitch, and the entire McMullen family. You are all in our prayers.

Bookhout, Marion

September 4, 2020

I remember Ginny from school both in Gilbert’sville and in Laurens. She was such a pretty girl as I remember and very nice.

Barbara Ladner

September 3, 2020

Ginny was a great friend during our high school years. We shared many heartfelt times together. My condolences to her entire family!

Paul Taylor

September 3, 2020

Love you Ginny, May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand

Cheryl Cavanaugh

September 1, 2020

I loved Ginny as if she was my own mom, I called her Ma. I remember planning my wedding with Seana and Ma. My mom was already gone due to cancer and Ma knew I needed her guidance. I loved her dearly and will miss her love, laugh and smile. RIP sweet lady.


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