Mullins, Tonya Openshaw

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Tonya Ann Openshaw Mullins, 48 of Narrows, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 29, 2022, at her home. Tonya was born on March 27, 1974, in York, PA and was a daughter of Carl Leonard Openshaw, Jr. and Mary Ann Thomas Messina (Steve).

She was preceded in death by one son Avery Jamison Mullins, her grandparents, George Kelly Thomas and Helen Loraine Hayden Lane and best friends, J.C. Mullins and Trina Martin.

She is survived by 3 daughters, Natasha A. Mullins of Narrows, Tamra A. Bigelow (Christopher) of Princeton, WV, Kelsea R. Mullins (Destiny) of Narrows, 3 grandchildren, Ayden Jamison Mullins, LeAnndra Aliece Shupe, Christina Jazmine Eva-Marie Bigelow, her best friends in life, Glenn Mullins and Stephen Ryan, one brother, Carl Openshaw of Blacksburg, grandparents, Susie Thomas of Christiansburg and Ed Lane of Kingsport, TN.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, August 3, 2022, from 6 – 8 pm at the Givens–Riffe Funeral Home in Narrows. The family request that in honor of Tonya, you wear one of her favorite colors, which are lilac-purple or baby blue.

The family is being served by Givens–Riffe Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at