Myrtle Heath Mullis, 81, of Fort Meade, Florida, formerly of Tifton, died Sunday, September 28, 2008, in Fort Meade, Florida. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2008, in Hickory Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Randy Baldwin will officiate with burial to follow in Hickory Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals from 12:00 noon until the hour of services on Saturday, October 4, 2008.
Ms. Mullis was born on October 30, 1926 in Bartow County and was the daughter of Harrison B. Heath and Florrie M. Townsend Heath, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fredrick Mullis; three brothers, Harrison B. Heath, Jr., Gary Lee Heath, and Mitchell Benjamin Heath; and one sister, Inez Garland. She was a retired spinner for Fieldcrest Mills and a member of Hickory Springs Primitive Baptist Church.
Ms. Mullis is survived by one step-daughter, Mary Alice O’Brien of Concord, North Carolina; seven brothers, John Homer Heath of Dalton, Leslie Heath of Columbus, Jackie Heath of Columbus, Eugene Heath of Lawrenceville, Emme Heath of Cataula, Emmett Heath of Phenix City, Alabama and Wayne Heath of Phenix City, Alabama; and two sisters, Barbara Knight of Fort Meade, Florida and Clara M. Adams of Conyers.
You may sign the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.