Vera's Story

EASTON AND PRESQUE ISLE - Vera (Kinney) Cullins, 89, went to be with her Lord, Friday, February 6, 2015, at the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill. Vera was born January 15, 1926, in Easton, the daughter of the late Alfred B and Ella J. (Ladner) Kinney.

She graduated from Easton High School in 1943. She worked in the Easton School system for 24 years. On June 23, 1948, she married Raymond F. Cullins, with whom she would share 55 years of marriage. They lived in Easton and were members of the Pine Tree Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, clerk and pianist for 73 years. She spent her final years at Leisure Village in Presque Isle.

She is survived by her sons; Darrell and his wife, Bernice of Fort Fairfield, Dale of Forestville, California; 6 grandchildren, Raymond, Robert, Ryan, Allan, Gail and Kate; and 8 great-grandchildren, Liam, Grace, Jacob, Aaron, Ethan, Samuel, Cameron and Clayton.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Gaylen; daughter, Gail Gentry; brothers, Ralph, Vaughn, Harold and Wendell; sisters, Doris Day and Inez Miller.

There will be a graveside service to celebrate Vera's life, 11 am, May 9, 2015, at Pine Tree Cemetery, Easton, with Pastor Carlos DeCruz, officiating.

Donations may be made in Vera's memory to Pine Tree Baptist Church, 704 Houlton Rd., Easton, ME 04740. Online condolences may be expressed at
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