HEATH SPRINGS – Mr. Edward Vernon Mullis, 77, of Heath Springs, widower of Barbara Galloway Mullis, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
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He was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Belmont, N.C., a son of the late Thomas Franklin Mullis and Mandy Sue West Mullis.
He attended Rich Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Mullis was a retired electrician, was a Mason and member of Lodge No. 75, Union, S.C., and was a Shriner and member of Hejaz Shrine Temple. Mr. Mullis was a U.S. Army Veteran.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Mullis is 11 a.m. today, July 9, at Rich Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ron Yow officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Lancaster Memorial Park.
Mr. Mullis is survived by two sons, Thomas Mullis of Heath Springs and Todd Mullis and his wife, Jessica, of Summerville; three daughters, Teresa Hammond and her husband, Roger, of Heath Springs, Susan Plemons and her husband, David, of Matthews, N.C., and Ginger Cranor and her husband, Bobby, of Indian Land; 11 grandchildren, Casey Stout and her husband, Matt, Trevor Hammond, Drew Ake, Payton Ake, Emily Plemons, Austin Plemons, Kamdyn Mullis, Haylee Sue Mullis, Kaylah Cranor, Kierstin Cranor and Caden Cranor; his mother-in-law, Willene Clayton of Lancaster; and sister-in-law, Vickie Baker of Lancaster.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Lancaster Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1540 Billy Kirk Road, Heath Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rich Hill Baptist Church, Playground Fund, 1557 East Doc Garris Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Mullis.
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Lancaster
709 North White Street Post Office Box 339
Lancaster, SC 29721
Published in The Lancaster News on July 9, 2014