Born in Sullivan on February 10, 1930, she was the daughter of James "Lafe" and Dica Ellen (Auten) Thomas. On March 4, 1951, she married Ruffie P. Cullen, who preceded her in death.
Ethel was a homemaker and devoted mother. She was a faithful member of the Linton Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Raymond E. Cullen and Ronald P. Cullen, both of Linton; four grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Beulah Underhill and Louise Hall, both of Linton, and Gloria Ray of Worthington; and several nieces and nephews.
Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ruffie P. Cullen, a son, Michael W. Cullen, two brothers and four sisters.
For those who wish to make a contribution in Ethel's memory, the family has named the Linton Assembly of God Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
The funeral service will be at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton on Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. David Atkins officiating.
Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 6, and from 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, until the hour of service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com