J. Gale Mullis passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at her home in Mesquite, Nev. Gale was born to Galen and Louise Hieronymus on Aug. 24, 1930 in Kansas City, Mo. Gale grew up in Kansas City graduating from Southwest High School in 1947 and attended Baker University in Baldwin, KS. She married Chuck Mullis July 7, 1951. They had three children: Linda, Chad and Galen, all of whom currently reside in Las Cruces, N.M. Gale and Chuck lived one and one half years in Texas, four years in Florida, two years in Missouri, four years in Indiana, five years in Ohio where as a volunteer aide she earned her Nurses Aide Cap, three years in Virginia and a total of 25 years in New Mexico. A career bookkeeper, Gale enjoyed cooking, crocheting, reading, jewelry making, sewing, gardening and playing games on the computer. A born again Christian, she was active in choir and many other activities of the church. She worshiped wherever she felt the presence of God – even sitting quietly at her computer. Gale and Chuck retired from White Sands Missile Range in 1993, living eight years in Carson City, Nev., eventually moving to Mesquite in 2003. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Keaton Lee Mullis. She is survived by her husband, three children, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. A fervent believer in living memories, no formal services will be held. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Virgin Valley Mortuary, (702) 346-6060. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our Memorial Guest Book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com.