James "Jim" Elmo Mauldin, Jr., age 75, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
During his life, he worked as a Teletype operator for United Press International, owned and operated a Western Auto store for 12 years, and retired from the Bank of Covington as a purchasing officer. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Elmo Mauldin, Sr. and Lennie Lee DeLoach Lindsey Mauldin; and a half brother, Charles Kelly Lindsey.
He is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Eleanor Daniel Mauldin; two daughters, Melody Lynn (Michael) Covington of Athens and Crystal Elaine (Lynn) Holman of Statesboro; four grandchildren, Catherine Anne (Nathaniel) Barrett, Sharon Elizabeth Covington, Stephanie Mae (Don) Joyner, and Danielle Leigh (Patrick) Lane; and three great-grandchildren, Kaylin Joyner, Britt Joyner, and Mary Catherine Barrett.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 25 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Irby Stanley officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 p.m. on the day of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Agape Hospice.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.