MR. BILL MULLIS
1930 - July 24, 2013
MR. WILLIAM THOMPSON "BILL" MULLIS, SR., of Eastman, GA, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 one week before his 83rd birthday.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM Friday, July 26, at Woodlawn Cemetery, with Dr. Rick Mitchell and Rev. Brian Martin officiating.
Mr. Mullis was a member of First United Methodist Church, a 20 year retired Sergeant First Class of the U. S. Army, a member of the American Legion Post # 126, and a 30 year retired Location & Development Supervisor for Stuckey's Inc. He was son of the late Virginia Thompson Mullis & Newton Jackson Mullis and widower of Ingeborg "Inge" Falzeder Mullis. He was preceded in death by 2 Sons - William T. Mullis, Jr. & Newton Charles Mullis and 1 Brother - Charles Giddens.
Survivors: 2 Daughters - Elizabeth Vaughn (Paul) of Tucker, GA and Debra Jacobs of Eastman; Son - Robert L. Mullis of Ludowici, GA; Daughter-in-Law - Debbie Brantley of Eastman; Sister - Mary W. Greene of Warner Robins; 6 Grandchildren - Paul Vaughn III (Jessica), Ruth Witt (Stefan), Angela Martin (Brian), Dustin L. Mullis, Charlie Mullis & Joshua Palardy (Jamie); 8 Great-Grandchildren; Several Nieces, Nephews & Cousins.
The family may be contacted at the Mullis residence, 406 5th Avenue, Eastman, and will receive friends in Southerland Funeral Chapel from 6:00PM-8:00PM Thursday, July 25.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Faithful Hearts Animal Shelter, Eastman First United Methodist Church or the American Legion Post #126. Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home of Eastman has charge of arrangements. www.stokes-southerland.com
Published in The Telegraph on July 25, 2013