Mr. Mullis, 83, died Sunday, February 5, 2006, in the Harris Hospice Unit of Presbyterian Hospital, Main.
His funeral service will be held 11 AM Wednesday, February 8, at Central United Methodist Church, 6030 Albemarle Road, with the Reverend Rick Fite officiating. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park.
Born August 28, 1922, in Charlotte, a son of the late Willie Frank and Bessie Beavers Mullis, he was a graduate of Central High School. He served in the US Army during World War II. A long-time member of Central United Methodist Church, Mr. Mullis was a member of its Wesleyan Fellowship Class. For many years, he ran the Mullis Grocery Store in Derita with his late brother, Edgar. Mr. Mullis, also, had his own business, Mullis TV and Radio Service. Always known as a really giving person, he could fix anything and would do anything for anyone.
In addition to his parents and Edgar, Mr. Mullis was preceded in death by his sisters, Rachel Goodman and Lelia Mae Brown, and brother, Joe.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Thelma Allison Mullis; son, Frank Wayne Mullis and his wife, Deborah, of Charlotte; daughter, Linda Holton of Jacksonville Beach, FL; sister, Virginia Morgan of Surfside Beach, SC; three grandsons; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.
The family requests memorials to Central United Methodist Church, PO Box 25246, Charlotte, NC 28229.
Mr. Mullis’ family is being served by the Wilson Chapel of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, online at www.hankinsandwhit- tingtonwilsonchapel.com.
Paper: Charlotte Observer, The (NC)
Title: Frank J. Mullis
Date: February 7, 2006
Section: Death Notice – Classified