Matt Mullis -FORT VALLEY - Matt Mullis, 51, died Friday, May 1, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 11A.M. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Harvest Church with Rev. Jim Cowart officiating. -Born in Macon, Matt graduated from Peach County High School and attended Georgia Southern College and Macon College. He was the former owner and operator of Dairy Queen of Fort Valley, served as a Peach County Commissioner for eleven years and a member of Harvest Church. -Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Donna Smallwood Mullis of Fort Valley; his son, Justin Mullis of Smyrna; sisters and brother, Regilynn Williams (Jim) of Waco, Texas, Holly Posey (Scott) of Reynolds, Jim Mullis (Pam) of Columbus, MS, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Reginald Mullis and Jimmy and Joyce Beeland Smith. -In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Harvest Church, 3322 N. Highway 41, Byron, GA 31008. -The family will receive friends at their residence. -Rooks Funeral Home in Fort Valley is in charge of arrangements.
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Published by The Telegraph on May 4, 2009.