Woody Funeral Home-Parham

1771 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA


Nina Barnes Mustian

June 24, 1927June 8, 2019

MUSTIAN, Nina Barnes, daughter of John Marshall Barnes and Mabel Height Barnes, died on June 8, 2019. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Edward L. Mustian, Jr., spouse of 67 years; sister, Marjorie McCrackan; and brother, John Barnes. She is survived by three sons, Edward Louis Mustian III (Carolyn), William Marshall Mustian (Terrie), Paul Barnes Mustian (Alisa); seven grandchildren, Laura Rose (Tim), Andrew (Christin), David (Lauren), Rachel (Tracey), Emily, Jamie, and Louis; four great-grandchildren, Theo and Alice Rose, Luke and Landon Mustian.

Born June 24, 1927 In Henderson, NC, she graduated from Zeb Vance High School, then graduated from Women's College at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1948 with a degree in math and physics. Her first priority was being a stay-at-home mom for her sons.

Later, she did trust and tax work for Central Fidelity Bank, and at the age of 91 was in her 38th year of doing accounting for her son's and grandson's dental practice. She was active in her church, Welborne United Methodist Church, for over 60 years. She loved playing bridge and loved spending time at N. Myrtle Beach. She took great joy in hosting the entire family for holiday meals.

The family will receive friends at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23229 on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at Welborne United Methodist Church, 920 Maybeury Dr., Richmond, VA 23229 on Monday, June 17, at 11 a.m. with interment at 3:30 at Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 6535 Raleigh Rd., Kittrell, NC 27544. Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Welborne United Methodist Church, or to the Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.


  • Welborne United Methodist Church
  • Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund


  • Visitation Sunday, June 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, June 17, 2019


Nina Barnes Mustian

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Ginger Marsh

June 18, 2019

What a beautiful smile your mom had in this picture. Thoughts and prayers to the family from an “old” neighbor!

Ginger Titcomb Marsh

Carole Mörck

June 17, 2019

Dear Mustian Family:
I am sorry about the loss of your Mother.
Nina was a lovely lady that will be missed by all that knew her.
God be with you all.
Carole Mörck

Paula Smith

June 13, 2019

Will miss this sweet loving, kind,thoughtful Christian Aunt! Prayers and thought with you all!

Jewell Wood

June 13, 2019

Terrie and,Bill sending my deepest condolences...hugs
Jewell Wood