Geneva Taylor Mullis
Published 11:32 am Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Geneva Taylor Mullis, 94, of Stanfield passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at CHS- Stanly.
Her funeral will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the First Baptist Church of Stanfield with the Rev. Bruce League and Dr. Kinney Wallace officiating.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born Sept. 15, 1924 in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late Jonah Taylor and Minnie Furr Taylor.
Geneva was a member of First Baptist Church in Stanfield. She retired from Stanly Knitting Mills.
In addition to her parents, Geneva is preceded in death by her husband Burton D. Mullis; brother J.C. Taylor Jr.; and sisters, Della Furr Petrea and Doris Taylor Drye.
Mrs. Mullis is survived by her daughters, Avon M. Morton (Lynn) of Oakboro and Kathy M. Anderson (Adam) of Stanfield. Other survivors include her sister, Novella Poplin of Oakboro, grandchildren, Bryan Morton (Jennifer), Troy Morton (Trista), and Amanda Smith (Brian), and great-grandchildren, Hayley Morton, Kayla Austin, Kyle Pennington, Charlie Morton, Cole Morton and Tatum Little.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Stanfield Building Fund at P.O. Box 279 Stanfield, NC 28163 and Hospice of Stanly & the Uwharrie at 960 First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Mullis family.