Kimberly Ann Konecny Mullen, 54, of Little Rock passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by family and friends.
Kim was born a daughter of the delta on June 5, 1964, in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Sam and Cathy Konecny. A graduate of Hazen High School, she received an education degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock and a Master’s of Public Administration from Arkansas State University. Kim was a lifelong Democrat, advocate for children and the less fortunate, teacher and served under Senator Dale Bumpers, Governor Jim Guy Tucker, Senator Blanche Lincoln and Governor Mike Beebe. Kim worked with many boards and associations, including Women and Children First and Court Appointed Special Advocates. Kim was a devout Catholic and loved her Lord. She was loyal and a teacher by her example. Teaching us by her faith, her love of family, Arkansas, and country.
Kim was preceded in death by her father, Sam Konecny and brothers Kirk Konecny and Kenny Joe Konecny.
Survivors are her husband of 18 years, Kevin Mullen of Little Rock; Mother, Cathy Konecny of Stuttgart; siblings, Kevin (Carla) Konecny of Jonesboro, Kay Merritt of Little Rock, Keith (Micki) Konecny of Stuttgart, Kelly (Melanie) Konecny of Slovak; Father-in-law, Lester (Barbara) Mullen of Monette; sister-in-law, Tara Mullen Walker of Jonesboro; brother-in-law, Keith (Hollie) Mullen of Paragould; nieces and nephews, David Konecny, Brian Merritt, Devin Sneed, Brooke Cobb, Joey Evans, Kelsi Konecny, Brandon Merritt, Blair Merritt, Danielle Duncan, Codi Konecny, Nick Konecny, Blake Merritt, Brett Merritt, Charlsi Konecny, Chandler Konecny, Connor Konecny, Drew Walker, John Walker, Chloe Konecny, Carson Konecny, Maddox Mullen, Kellen Mullen and Karson Mullen.
Visitation will be held at the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 23, 2019 followed by Rosary at 7:00 P.M., Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Friday, May 24 at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak, Arkansas.
The family requests memorials in honor of Kim to “Pass On Joy” at https://passonjoy.com/.