Mr. Stuart Haden Mullis of West Jefferson, died Monday, June 16, 2014 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living. He was 83. Mrs. Shelva Wyatt Mullis of West Jefferson died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Westwood Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Wilkesboro. She was 71.
Mr. Mullis was born Feb. 10, 1931 in Ashe County to Adolphus and Mary Pennington Mullis. Mr. Mullis was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale Mullis and sister, Wave Roten. Mr. Mullis enjoyed fishing, car racing and playing basketball.
Stuart is survived by two sisters, Marie Gregg of Atlanta, Ga. and Lorraine Adams of Aberdeen, Md.
Mrs. Mullis was born July 8, 1943 in Ashe County to Conley and Mae Joines Wyatt. Mrs. Mullis was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stuart Mullis; brothers: Warren, Wayne and Elmer Wyatt. Mrs. Mullis loved fishing, traveling and dirt track racing.
Shelva is survived by her brother, Dean Wyatt of Oregon; caregivers, Jerry and Iva Atwood of West Jefferson; special niece, Debbie Horn of Wilkesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for Stuart and Shelva will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Mr. Kermit Wilcox.
The family respectfully request no food or flowers please, memorials may be made to Project Teamwork, c/o Skyline Telephone, c/o Sue Davis, PO Box 759, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with the Mullis’ arrangements.