August 11, 1926 – May 30, 2012
Cochran – Mary Nell Mullis, age 84, died Wednesday at Bryant Nursing Center. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Mullis was born and had lived most of her life in Cochran. She was the daughter of the late Jim T. and Veola Purser Holland and was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law James Henry and Jean Holland. According to her loving husband, she was a devoted wife, mother and fisherman.
Survivors are her husband of 64 years, Wilbon Mullis of Cochran; children, Donnie (Cheryl) Mullis, Jan (Don) Smith, Ronnie Mullis and Robbie Mullis of Cochran; sisters, Inez Bryant and Nettie Jo Oliver of Macon, Betty Queen (Paul) Anderson of Houston, TX and Janice (Weldon) Dixon of Cochran; brother, Leo (Nadine) Holland of Cochran; grandchildren, Shane and Jennifer, Dusty and Ashley and JoJo; great grandchildren Hannah and Trip.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in honor of Trip Mullis to The Children’s Heart Foundation, PO Box 244, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-0244.
The family is at 251 Vernon Road and will greet friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday at Mathis Funeral Home.