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Mullis, Mildred

Monday, July 20, 2009 3:30 PM EDT

Mildred Mullis, 88, of Alma died Sunday night July 19, at the Bacon County Hospital after a short illness.

She was a native of Chatham County but had lived most of her life in Alma, was daughter of the late John Fortune Shearouse and Elma Louise Shealy Shearouse and was also preceded in death by her husband, Tessell Mullis, Sr., a daughter, Jane M. Daugherty and a brother, John F. Shearouse, Jr. Mildred was very active as a Pink Lady, a Red Hatter, Homemakers Club, Senior Citizens Club, member of Fellowship Four and member of the Alma United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Mullis (Charlie Nell) of St. Mary’s and T. D. Mullis (Kathleen) of Alma, two daughters, Brenda Mullis of Alma, Regina Swinson (Lewis) of Hazlehurst, a former daughter-in-law, Melinda AthaDeckard of Nahunta, three sisters, Nell Hagin, Garden City, Ga. Peny Lane and Julia Lewis both of Thunderbolt, Ga. Also 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday 2 p.m. at the Alma United Methodist Church with Rev. Buddy Whatley officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The body will be carried to the church at 1 p.m. to lie in state. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening between 6-9 p.m.

Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Leslie Mullis, Damion and Kevin Daugherty, Cason Swinson, Miguel Del Mazoand David Paul Harmon. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Fellowship Four, members of Senior Citizens Group and all others in attendance.

Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements.


The Alm Times, Bacon county, GA.


July 22, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am proud to say that I was once a member. I am sorry that Alek did not know his great grandmother that well.

Jennifer Polk,

Guyton, Georgia

July 22, 2009
The greatest memories of my child hood, was spending summers in Alma with “Sister”. We share the sorrow with you. I think the first angel to greet her was Jane.
Gloria Lane Moak

July 21, 2009
I remember Jane Daughtry’s mother. I knew she was John Shearouse sister. we Lost mary just last week. what a beautul
family. You are all in my prayers. Jane worked with me at KAC years
ago. She looked just like Natilie Wood… the movie star. My heart aches for all of you.
a Loving friend, Margie Simoneaux

margie simoneaux,

pt wentworth, Georgia

July 21, 2009
I have fond memories of summers spent with this fine family and the delicious meal prepared by this good woman the last time I seen her.

Bill & Sheryl Daugherty,

Louisville, Kentucky

July 21, 2009
So sorry. Hope all goes as planned tomorroy. I will be thinking and praying for you. Love, Aunt Myra

July 21, 2009
Our condolences on your loss; our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jan & Kendrick Flint,

Chapin, South Carolina

July 21, 2009
James Michael Daugherty. God blessed me with this mother-in-law.

James Daugherty,

Pooler, Georgia

July 21, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

John and Hazel Worth,

Hazlehurst, Georgia

July 21, 2009
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.

Crosby Funeral Home,

Alma, Georgia

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