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Phone: 931-526-6711
Fax: 931-526-6712
Mullins Vision Associates
585 East 10th Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
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Hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Our Practice

Stephen R. Mullins, O.D.

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Dr. Stephen Mullins graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern College of Optometry in 2007. Dr. Mullins is also a 2003 graduate of Samford University in Birmingham,AL with a degree in Biology. Dr. Mullins is currently the president of the Upper Cumberland Optometric Physicians Society and a contributing member of the Tennessee and American Optometric Associations. A native of Cookeville, he enjoys athletics and outdoor activities. He is a member of Cookeville noon Rotary. Dr. Mullins and his wife, Brittan, attend Cookeville Life Church and have three children.


Ralph H. Mullins, O.D.

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Dr. Ralph H. Mullins attended Tennessee Technological University and graduated in 1977 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Optometric Association, and Upper Cumberland Optometric Society. Dr. Mullins is also a member of the Tennessee Academy of Optometry. His second profession is enjoying his grandchildren and raising Angus cattle. Dr. Mullins and his wife, Shirley, attend First Baptist Church.


Deanna Apple O.D.

Dr. Deanna Apple graduated with honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Optometry in 2012. She is a native of Jackson County where she graduated as the valedictorian from high school in 2003. Dr. Apple went on to play college basketball at Tennessee Tech University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007 with a bachelors degree in Health Science Biology. She is a member of the Upper Cumberland Optometric Physicans Society, Tennessee Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association. In her free time she enjoys athletic events and church activities. Dr. Apple attends the Pippin Church of Christ here in Cookeville with her family. She is very excited to practice optometry close to home.


Shellie Martin

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Shellie has been a member of Mullins Vision Associates for over 15 years. She works primarily in the insurance and billing area of the practice. Shellie enjoys horseback riding, gardening, and grandparenting.


Beverly Haggard

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Beverly has been a member of Mullins Vision Associates for over 23 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband Marlin and her two sons, Matt and Jacob. Beverly also enjoys taking care of her dogs, going to the beach, and shopping.


Amy Melton

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Amy has been a member of Mullins Vision Associates for over 17 years. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Jake and Lexi. Amy also enjoys camping, traveling, and shopping.


Elizabeth Hinch

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Elizabeth has been a member of Mullins Vision Associates staff since 2004 but has been a patient here since the age of nine. She is a Cookeville native and enjoys traveling and University of Tennessee football. Elizabeth and her husband Tommy have one daughter, Ellie.


Cindy LaFever

Cindy has been a part of Mullins Vision Associates since January 2011. She is one of the front office staff which will assist you in making an appointment, ordering glasses and contact lenses, or making a payment. Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Megan. Cindy and her family enjoy camping, riding ATV's, gardening, and horseback riding.


Kaylia Hopkins

Kaylia is a doctor's assistant at Mullins Vision. She assists patients with pre-examination testing and measurements. She is a great asset to our vision team.


Mikki Howard

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Mikki grew up in Algood, graduated from Cookeville Central High, and attended Tennessee Technological University before becoming an Optometric Assistant in 1968. She began working with Dr. Ralph Mullins in 1977. Mikki and her husband, Glenn, live in Cookeville and have one son and three grand-daughters. Mikki enjoys crafts as her hobby.