Funeral services for Mr. Junior Edmond “J.E.” Mullis, age 88, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2012 in the chapel of Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, with Bro. Bobby Bray officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Mullis died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
He was born in El Dorado, AR to the late Julius Edmond Mullis and Bessie Inez Burruss Mullis. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and was married on June 18, 1958 to Luneate Snider. Mr. Mullis was a retired farmer, owner of Mullis Feed & Supply and Mullis Fertilizer Co., and was a member of the Federal Land Bank.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Guy Mullis and Thomas Rouse, and a sister, Inez Duncan.
Surviving are his wife, Luneate Mullis of Jackson; his son, Mike Mullis and wife Sheri of Memphis; a brother, Don Rouse and wife Jean of Henderson; a grandson, Michael Mullis and wife Leslie of Memphis; two great-grandchildren, Mallory Mullis and Owen Mullis, both of Memphis; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests any memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society .
Friends may visit with the family from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, (731) 424-2424.
Published in The Jackson Sun from January 18 to January 19, 2012