Mrs. Cleda Faye Barker Mullis Wilcox age 71, of West Jefferson, NC went home to be with her Lord on Friday, February 11, 2011 at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Mrs. Wilcox was born on May 16, 1939 in Ashe County, NC to Thomas C. and Ruby Neaves Barker. In addition to her parents Mrs. Wilcox was preceded in death by Son, James Randall Mullis, Husband, James David Mullis Sr. Mrs. Wilcox was a member of Shelter Baptist Church where she served as Treasurer. Mr. Wilcox worked as secretary at Jefferson Elementary, Ashe County Board of Education and at Mountain View Elementary School where she later retired. She loved to read and spend time with her family where she always made sure everyone was always well taken care of.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Chris Goodman. Burial will follow in Scott-Blevins Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Badger Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wilcox is survived by: Husband, Odell William Wilcox, two sons, Charles Thomas Mullis of Salisbury, James David Mullis Jr. of Jefferson, daughter, Tammy Lynn Mullis Bare of Jefferson, two sisters, Shirley Wallace of Jefferson, Brenda Johnson of Advance, NC, two grandchildren, Laura Elizabeth Mullis, James Mullis, step-mother, Kate Barker, 5 step-children also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to American Heart Association c/o June Weaver, P.O. Box 791 Jefferson, NC 28640.
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Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Wilcox’s arrangements.