Mrs. Mullis, a long-time resident of the Mobile area, passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.
Born to Harold Carter and Marie Carter Waite (step father AJ Waite) on August 24th of 1933, Opal was the second born of 6 siblings.
On March 3, 1950 she married a young Crichton boy named John Wesley (J.W.) Mullis and remained with him until her final day. Over their 67 years together they were blessed with 5 children, 5 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Mullis is preceded in death by her son Johnny, and her brothers Albert and Bobby Carter.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, J.W. Mullis; children: Terry (Joyce) Mullis, Kathy (Jim) Smith, Brenda (Terry) Steadham, and Bonifay (Scott) Magnes; grandchildren: Sidney Mullis, Brent (Francine) Smith, Brooke (Brent) Whitfield, Jason (Miranda) Steadham, and Heath (Kandi) Manahan; great-grandchildren: Gavin Mullis, Jack Mullis, Wesley Smith, Charlie Smith, Annalea Steadham, and Coley Steadham; siblings Wayne Carter, Judy (Bubba) Bingham, and Betty McSwain.
Visitation will be at Radney’s Funeral Home on Dauphin St. Friday, May 12th from 5:00-8:00 and she will be laid to rest at 2:00pm Saturday.
Arrangements under the direction of Radney Funeral Home-Mobile, Mobile, AL.