Beech Island, SC—Funeral Services for Mrs. Jeanette P. Mullis, 85, of Beech Island, SC, who entered into rest October 19, 2016, will be conducted Saturday morning, October 29, 2016, at 11 o’clock from the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island. Rev. Greg Williams and Rev. Frank R. Hyder officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Mullis was a native of Dodge County, Georgia, having made Beech Island her home for the past 61 years. She was a member of the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island where she had served as the Church Clerk for 36 years and was a member of the Choir and the Dorcus Sunday School Class. Mrs. Mullis retired from the Aiken County School System in 1994, having served in several school libraries and she was a member of the Beech Island Garden Club. She was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert R. Mullis and her son, Keith G. Mullis.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Felecia and James Lawrence, Thomson; a daughter-in-law, Susan T. Mullis, Graniteville; six grandchildren, James Lawrence, II, Charles Lawrence, Brandon Mullis, Shanna Gamache, Rebecca Johnson and Rachel Wilson; eight great grandchildren; a brother, James Edward Pitts, Eastman, Georgia; two sisters, Jo (Leon) Cobb, Fort Valley, Georgia and Faye (Jim) Purcell, North Augusta.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Wall, Mike Mixon, Vic Hedgpeth, Will Hedgpeth, Dylan Perry and Robert Pentecost.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8.
Memorials may be made to the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island, 170 Church Road, Beech Island 29842.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com