Mullis, Carmella Rita

Carmella Rita Mullis, 86, of Vero Beach, Fla., died Monday, Feb.
25, 2008 at her home.

She was born April 19, 1921 in Magnolia Springs, and moved to Vero
Beach in 1954 from Cocoa Beach, Fla.

She worked in the Vero Beach High School cafeteria prior to her
retirement. She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero
Beach, VFW and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was predeceased by her husband James L. Mullis.

Survivors include her children, DeLys Young of Accord, N.Y.,
Deborah A. Mullis of Winter Park, Fla., Randolph J. Mullis of
Madison, Wis., Margot Hernandez of Weehawken, N.J., Mona Leibinger
of Orlando, Fla., and Robert Mullis of Fort Pierce, Fla.; 10
grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. with a prayer service beginning at
6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29 at Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home in Vero
Beach. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1 at St.
Helen Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Cemetery
in Vero Beach.

The family requests memorial donations be made to St. Helen
Catholic Church, 2085 Tallahassee Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Arrangements are by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and
Crematory, Vero Beach, Fla. Condolences may be sent through

Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:05 PM CST

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