Ruth Alice Diggs Mullis, age 93, passed away on June 21, 2015 at her home in Hampstead, North Carolina. She was born in Anson County on March 1, 1922, the daughter of William Cleveland “Key” Diggs and Blanche Carpenter Diggs. Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband William A P Mullis.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 6302 Lawyers Rd. East, Marshville, NC, with Elder Joe C. Helms officiating. Visitation will follow the service.
Ms. Mullis leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Betty Mullis Turner of Hampstead, NC; grandson John Scott Yandle, granddaughter Shelley Yandle Fortney and husband Jim; five great grandchildren, Ashetyn and Anastin Yandle; Cameron, Kyle and Will Fortney; and one sister Inez Baucom, all of Charlotte, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church, in care of Jimmy Helms, 907 Forest Drive, Marshville, NC 28103.