Mullis, Perry Morgan

The Moultrie Observer

Obituaries July 31, 2007 

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Perry Morgan Mullis

MOULTRIE — Perry Morgan Mullis, 89, of Moultrie, died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Brownwood Nursing Home.

Funeral
services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, 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. He 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. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, where he
was a member of the choir, was Sunday school song leader and served on
the Board of Stewards. He was also a member of the Elks Club, the
V.F.W. and was an active member of Sunset Country Club.

He 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; and several special nieces and
nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Cobb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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