Cleo Mullis RALEIGH Cleo McCurdy Mullis, 96, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Rex Long Term Care of Raleigh.
She was born in Iredell County, June 26, 1914, and was the daughter of Charles Columbus and Dora Bell McCurdy.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Clarence McCurdy. She was married for 53 years to Grady Mullis until his death in 1988.
She is survived by daughter Scottie and son-in-law, Robert Troutman; two grandchildren, Brad Troutman of San Leandro Calif.; and Elizabeth (Beth) Mosley of Raleigh; also one great grandson, Blake Mosley.
Cleo moved to Raleigh following her husband’s death where she learned to love Raleigh, attending the Friendly Hearts Sunday School Class and Millbrook United Methodist church. She enjoyed being with family and making new friends. She also loved her garden.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 26 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. in the Parlor of the Pryor Bradford Building. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. A graveside service will be held in Statesville at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27 at Oakwood Cemetery conducted by her church in Statesville, Diamond Hill Baptist.
Memorials may be made to Millbrook Methodist or Diamond Hill Baptist. The family is grateful for the loving care provided to her by Rex Long Term Care Staff, particularly Geis-ele Charles and “Large” Angel Michael. NC 75056