James "Jim" Elmo Mauldin, Jr., age 75, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
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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.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from Jan. 23 to Feb. 22, 2013