– Mr. Buford Myers Mullis, 90, passed away Wednesday June 16, 2010 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. R. J. Hammond and Rev. Ron Bushy officiating. Burial will follow at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Mullis was born March 16, 1920 in Mecklenburg County, son of the late Baxter and Mary Beaver Mullis.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Faye Connell Mullis and a son, John Myers Mullis. Buford retired from Mount Pleasant Hosiery and was a member of Charity Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Julie Rash Mullis; daughter, Debra Heintz and husband, Mike, of Lancaster, S.C.; daughter-in-law, Juanita Mullis of Concord; step-daughter, Mary Mabry and husband, Kenneth of Siler City; step-daughter-in-law, Peggy Hinson of Midland; grandchildren, Michael Heintz, Russell Heintz, Amanda Loan, Trisha Clutter, John Mullis Jr., Julia Gray, Wayne Mabry and Robert Hughey; 16 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; sister, Joyce Gladden of Charlotte; brother, Grady Mullis of Charlotte.
Memorials may be made to Charity Baptist Church, 2420 Brantley Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083.
Condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com Wilkinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on June 17, 2010