PRINCETON - Stacie Mullens, 83, formerly of Pineville, died Monday, March 12, 2001, at Princeton Community Hospital following a long illness. Born April 16, 1917, in Pineville, he was the son of the late Edward and Lettie Belcher Mullens. Mr. Mullens was a retired coal miner, having last worked for Robinson Phillips Coal Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was discharged from service as a staff sergeant. He was past commander and charter member of Varney Cline American Legion Post and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Princeton. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Jack Mullens; and four sisters, Bessie Cook, Gladys Pack, Violet Gravely and Avanell Tippett. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Malone Cox Mullens; three sons, Byron "Buddy" and his wife, Barbara, of Mullens, David E. and his wife, Patricia, of Princeton and Leslie P. and his wife, Nila, of Charmco; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. James Ford officiating. Military graveside service will be conducted by Varney Cline American Legion Post at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and one hour before service Thursday. Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville.