Beech Island, SC—Funeral Services for Mr. Gilbert R. Mullis, 84, of Urquhart Drive, Beech Island, SC, who entered into rest March 21, 2013 will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island. Rev. Frank Barker and Rev. Frank R. Hyder officiating. Interment to follow in the Church Cemetery with Veterans Honors.
Mr. Mullis was a native of Dodge County, Georgia, having made Beech Island his home for the past 58 years. He was a member of the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island where he served as a Deacon and as a member of the Building and Grounds Committee. Mr. Mullis was a US Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War. He retired with 39 years of service from the E. I. DuPont Company and Westinghouse at the Savannah River Site and was a founding member of the Beech Island Water District.
Mr. Mullis was the father of the late Keith Gilbert Mullis.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Jeanette Pitts Mullis; a daughter and son-in-law, Felecia and James Lawrence, Marietta, Georgia; a daughter-in-law, Susan Mullis, Graniteville; six grandchildren, Rebecca Johnson, Brandon Mullis, Rachel Wilson, Shanna Gamache, James Lawrence, II and Charles Lawrence; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers, Bryce Mullis, Doyce Mullis and J. D. Mullis, all of Eastman, Georgia and Parker New, Jesup, Georgia.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Wall, Mark Koster, Kenneth Golden, Robert Pentecost, Earnest Roundtree, Matt Perry and Vic Hedgepeth.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday afternoon from 3 until 5.Memorials may be made to the Historic First Baptist Church of Beech Island, 170 Church Rd, Beech Island, SC 29842.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).
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