Perry Morgan Mullis
Perry Morgan Mullis, 89, of 2027 Woodland Drive, died Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Brownwood Nursing Home
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev.
Hale Bishop and the Rev. Larry Bird officiating. Burial, with military
honors, will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers will be Robbie Costin, Jimmy
Taylor, Steve Godwin, Max Hancock, Dick Aycock, Grover Reeves, Darrell
Strange and Floyd Faison. Honorary casketbearers will be members of the
Neille McDonald Sunday School Class and the Honest Eaters Club.
Born April 24, 1918, in Lowndes County, he was the son of the late Frank Stewart Mullis and Nellie Geiger Mullis. Mr. Mullis
was a World War II Army veteran, having served in the 7th Major Port
Company Transportation Corps during the European invasion in England,
Scotland and Ireland, and later in the Pacific Theater in Japan, at the
time of invasion and occupation. He was associated with General
Hardware Co. of Atlanta for many years, and then worked for the City of
Moultrie as Nursery Supervisor under the late Jim Buck Goff, former
Director of Parks and Recreation Division. Mr. Mullis
was a member of First United Methodist The Mullis MelangeChurch, where he was a member of
the choir, was Sunday School Song Leader and served on the Board of
Stewards. He was a member of the Elks Club, the VFW and was an active
member of Sunset Country Club.
Mr. Mullis was preceded in death by two brothers, James Roscoe Mullis and Franklin Stewart Mullis; and two sisters, Ida Mae Draffin and Marion Hollis.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Talton Mullis of Moultrie; one son, William M. Mullis and wife Kandy of Dallas, Ga.; two daughters, Margie Ann Rabon and husband Dr. James R. Rabon of Whiteville, N.C., and Lynn Mullis
of Moultrie; a sister, Jean Carter of Blairsville, Ga.; seven
grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; several special nieces and
The family will receive friends from 6-8
p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Cobb Funeral Chapel. The family will
accept flowers, or memorials may be made to charity of your choice. —
Cobb Funeral Chapel, Moultrie.
The Valdosta Daily Times
Obituaries for Tuesday, July 31, 2007