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Janet Zimmerman Mullis

[tooltip content=”Database Info” url=”″ ]Janet Z. Mullis[/tooltip] (90) died peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD.

Mrs. Mullis was a homemaker and a teacher in the public school system; also an active member for many years and a past president of the Johns Hopkins APL Women’s Club. She was an avid reader and political supporter.

Predeceased by her parents, Francis Webster and Herman Zimmerman; her husband of 57 years, Ira B. Mullis, Jr.; and her only brother, Meredith Zimmerman.

Beloved mother of four daughters, Carol Case, Marilyn Smith, Sherry Whisenhunt, and JoAnn Windsor. She also leaves behind two grandchildren and two great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Viola Zimmerman; three nephews and other relatives and friends.

At Mrs. Mullis’ request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 801 Roader Road, Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or call 1-800-227-2345. You may send a message to the family or sign the on-line guest book at or

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