Mr. Mullis, 83, of Charlotte passed away on
December 19, 2004 at Carolinas Medical Center with his loving and
devoted wife and son by his side. He was born on August 14, 1921 in
Charlotte to Sam Mack, Sr. and Annabelle Crowell Mullis.
He was a World War II veteran, who served during the D-Day
invasion. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His
grandson Christopher said that his Papa was Awesome, and that he
He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Mack Mullis in 2003.
Mr. Mullis is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Betty Jean
of the home, one son Larry Michael Mullis of Charlotte, a
daughter-in-law, Lory Mullis of Minneapolis, MN, three sisters,
Joan Byrd, of Concord, Angie Key and Linda Keeter, both of
Charlotte, and two grandchildren, Zachary Mack Mullis and
Christopher Michael Mullis.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Sam M. Mullis, Jr. will be
held from the graveside at Elmwood Cemetery at 10:00 in the morning
on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 with the Reverend Charles Foushee
The family would like to thank Drs. George Raad, Joel Bruce and
William Roberts and their staffs for the care and concern shown to
Sam over the past few years. Also, the family would like to thank
all of friends for their support of his wife and son during this
trying time, and also the pastor Charles Foushee for the caring he
has shown to the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a memorial donation be
made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Kidney
Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel.