Mullis, Tennie Denison

123860Born in Wayne County, GA on Jan. 8, 1916
Departed on May 27, 2006 and resided in Waycross, GA.

Visitation: Sunday, May 28, 2006

Service: Monday, May 29, 2006

Cemetery: O’Quinn Baptist Church Cemetery

Mrs. Tennie Denison Mullis, 90, died Saturday morning (May 27, 2006) at Baptist Village after an extended illness.

She is a native of Wayne County, where she lived in Screven before moving to Waycross in 1962. She was a nurse’s aide at Memorial Hospital and a loving and dedicated homemaker. She was also a charter member of Southside Baptist Church and a member of the Golden Fellowship Sunday School Class.

She is the daughter of the late Richmond Marion Denison and Henrietta Tanner Denison. She is the wife of the late Lee Roy Mullis. She is also preceded in death by five brothers, Lester, Ottis, Troy, Colon and R. D. Denison; and three sisters, Retta Dubberly, Bessie Tatum and Vera Dubberly.

Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor Lariscy (husband Kenny) of Waycross; four sons, Rev. Marien Mullis (wife Zee) of Waycross, Theron Mullis (wife Joy) of Waycross, Stanton Mullis (wife Faye) of Jesup, and Gary Mullis (wife Dianne) of St. Augustine, FL; a sister, Ina Edenfield of Jesup; 19 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday (May 29, 2006) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Monday at O’Quinn Baptist Church Cemetery in Screven. The family will receive friends 7 until 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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