Services for Talmadge Jacob Mullis, Jr., age 71 of Dublin, will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, January 27, 2014 at Marie Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Rev. Bobby Hutto will officiate. He passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014.
Mr. Mullis was born in Laurens County to the late Talmadge Jacob Mullis, Sr. and the late Louise Ethridge Mullis. He worked in insurance sales with American General for 25 years and owned and operated Circle Y restaurant for 18 years. Although retired, he enjoyed helping his son’s business by delivering flowers for Classic Florist. Mr. Mullis was a member of Marie Baptist Church and the Men’s Adult Sunday School Class. He loved his family deeply and was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Elaine Sanders Mullis of Dublin; daughters, Robin (John) Flanders of Brewton and Holly (Kevin) Smith of Dublin; son, Jay (Julie) Mullis of Dublin; grandchildren, Amelia Smith, Sanders Smith, Cole Mullis, Abby Mullis and Eden Mullis; aunt, Levenia McLeod of Chester and several cousins.
Pallbearers will be Burney Knight, Jeff McLeod, Rex Woody, Watson Sapp, Darin Keen, Steve Barbee and Harold Hunter.
The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home.