Lula Mae Mullis
Lula Mae Dempsey Mullis, 88, passed away Monday morning (June 13, 2016) at her residence in Waycross following an extended illness.
She was born in Axson but resided in Waycross most of her life. She was formerly employed as a waitress at The Steak House and Western Sizzlin’ and also worked in the ticket office for The Georgia Theatre Company.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She was a daughter of the late Ed Dempsey and Ettie Williams. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Charles Kenneth Mullis Sr., of Waycross; 12 children, Jean Redding (Elton), of Hahira, Donald Thigpen, of Blackshear, Linda Tanner (Mickey), of Waycross, Dianne Rhodes, of Hoboken, Becky Thigpen-Mancil, of Blackshear, Richard Thigpen, of Lyons, Melvin Thigpen (Tammy), of Waycross, Charles K. Mullis Jr. (Lisa), of Blackshear, Kevin Mullis, of Blackshear, Keith Mullis (Carla), of Aviano, Italy, Kathi Carlson (Jim), of Blackshear, and Kris Mullis, of Thomson; 41 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8 o’clock.
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Royce Larry Cobb
Royce Larry Cobb, 65, died Saturday night (June 11, 2016) at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta after an illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Fluker Funeral Home.