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Jesse Mullis

Jesse J. Mullis, 72, of Mayo Florida entered into eternal rest on April 28, 2018.

Jesse was born on May 21, 1945, to the late James William Mullis and Bertie Driggers Mullis in Cross City, Florida. He was a retired dealer from the Badcock and More Corporation after 35 years of service. He received a lifetime achievement award from Badcock and More in September 2016. He was a Vietnam Veteran of the US Army. Jesse was also a long time member of Mayo First Assembly of God where he was a trustee of the board and a founding board member of Gods Divine Purpose Ministry of Wildwood Florida. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, special projects, and gardening.

In addition to his parents, Jesse was preceded in death by two Brothers, Earl Mullis and James Mullis, three Sisters, Sallie Stone, Betty Hartzog and Vonice Land. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Deanna Mullis, of Mayo, Florida. He is also survived by a son, Darrel Dwight Mullis, of Atlanta, Georgia, and two daughters Kelli Mullis, of Mayo Florida, Kasie (Travis) Hicks, of Alabaster Alabama. He has five grandchildren, Gavin Hicks, Kira Whittington, Landon Hicks, Joel Whittington, and Kylie Whittington. He is also survived by four sisters, Allie Lou Corbin, of Old Town, Florida, Minnie Kate Hatch, of Mayo Florida, Sheila Kapraun, of Sanford, Florida, Angela Quiles, of West Palm Beach, Florida, and brother Wayne Mullis, of Live Oak, Florida. Special kinship with Barry, Robin, Peyton, Pierce and Parker Lawson.

A visitation and time with the family will occur on an May 1, 2018 at Mayo First Assembly of God. The celebration of life service will occur on May 2, 2018 at the Mayo First Assembly of God with Rev. Kenny Sullivan and Rev. John Miller officiating.

The family is accepting flowers and plants or for those who choose may make a donation in Jesses memory to U.F. Health Shands Hospital. Gifts may be made online or mailed to:
U.F. Health Office of Development, P.O. Box 100386, Gainesville FL 32610
Visitation – Mayo FL Mayo First Assembly of God Evening Before Service. Celebration of Life Service-Mayo First Assembly of God, 1 PM EST on May 2, 2018

Source: Jesse Mullis Obituary – Mayo, FL | Lake City Reporter

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