Tuesday, May 7, 2013 — Lloyd Leon Mullis, 88, of Stanfield, N.C., passed away Friday, May 3, 2013; he went to be with his Lord.
Mr. Mullis was born November 27, 1924, in Stanfield, N.C., to the late Robert and Lyne Mullis.
Lloyd was a lifelong resident of Stanfield, N.C. He retired from Cannon Mills after 35 years of service. He loved working in his vegetable garden, spending time outdoors and being with his family.
He was a devoted member of Berea Baptist Church for more than 10 years.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland. The funeral service was at 2 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at Berea Baptist Church, 100 Berea Baptist Church Road, Stanfield, NC 28163. Rev. Keith Austin and Rev. Jody Wetta officiated.
Lloyd is survived by his loving wife, Beddie Jean Love Mullis, of 63 years; son, Ronnie Mullis of Midland, N.C.; and daughter, Linda Pope and husband Bill of Locust, N.C.; two grandchildren, Allen Pope of Locust, N.C. and Jessica Furr and husband Adam of Knoxville, Tenn.; one great-grandson, Lucas Furr; special neighbors, Claude and Rita Helms and his beloved grandpet, TA.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations may be made in his honor to Berea Baptist Church, 100 Berea Baptist Church Road, Stanfield, NC 28163.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Mullis family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.