Blakely Funeral Home
(May 10, 1927 - June 3, 2013)
Gaffney, SC - - Eddie Mullinax, 86, of 832 Darwin Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Gaffney Medical Center. Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of the late Margaret Upchurch Mullinax and was the son of the late Jessie James Mullinax and Lue Jennie Millwood Mullinax. Mr. Mullinax retired from textiles and was a member of Tabernacle of Love. Surviving are five sons, Ricky Dean Mullinax, Sr. and girlfriend, Robin, Jessie James Mullinax and wife, Rhonda, Charles Edward Mullinax and wife, Lisa, Scotty Ray Mullinax and wife, Connie, all of Gaffney and Eddie Carl Mullinax and wife, Tonya of Shelby, NC; three daughters, Sharon Lynn Bryant and boyfriend, Ricky Fowler, Judy Gail Mullinax and boyfriend, Ronnie Owens, and Gloria Henderson and husband, Buford, all of Gaffney; thirteen grandchildren, Ricky Mullinax, Jr., Justin Mullinax, Michelle Mullinax, Paige Martin, John Dover, Felicia Mullinax, Chad Sprouse, Taylor Elmore, Teria Harris, Aaliyah Henderson, Jessica Whitlock, James Mullinax and Cody Fowler; seven great-grandchildren, Lucas Seagle, Trevor Martin, Aiden Mullinax, Sophia Mullinax, Aundrea Whitlock, Tyler Whitlock and Aria Whitlock. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Clete Mullinax and Bill Mullinax and three sisters, Eva Parker, Hattie Sue Mullinax and Ollie Pearl Mullinax and a granddaughter, Angel Mullinax.. Mr. Mullinax will be taken to the residence, 832 Darwin Road, where the family will receive friends. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Tabernacle of Love with Rev. Harold Dean Painter, Rev. William Blanton and Pastor Sam Parsons officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: Tabernacle of Love Church, 737 Cherokee Falls Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702. The family will be at the residence, 832 Darwin Road, Gaffney. An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.
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