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George Lester Mullins

Services for George Lester Mullins, of Clinton, were 2 p.m.Saturday, March 26 at First Baptist Church in Clinton with burialin Lakewood Memorial Park in Clinton. Wright and Ferguson FuneralHome in Clinton was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Mullins, 81, died March 24, 2005. He was born in Natchez onDec. 9, 1923, to John W. Mullins and Carrie Godbold Mullins.

He was a retired insurance agent and former owner of RapidDelivery in Jackson. He was a longtime resident of Clinton where hewas a member of First Baptist Church. He was a deacon of the churchfor many years and was an active member of the Spell-McPhail Sundayschool class, Joy Makers’ Senior Adult Choir and Forever Younggroup.

Mr. Mullins and his wife Jane were also members of the MetroRambling Sams Travel Club. They enjoyed traveling throughout theUnited States as well as abroad. He was an avid gardener and had anappreciation for the great and beautiful wonders of the world.

He will be remembered by his family as a loving husband, proudfather, cherished grandfather and great-grandfather.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, MaydelThibodeax Mullins; his brothers, J.W. Mullins and A.W. “Moon”Mullins; and a sister, Ida Pearl Mullins.

Survivors are his wife of eight years, Jane Rochester Mullins;his son, Bob Mullins and his wife, Deborah, of Raymond; hisgranddaughter, Amy Till and her husband, Brice; hisgreat-grandchildren, Harrison and Adlyn Till, of Pelahatchie; hisstepchildren, Judy Rochester Fain and her husband, Ricky, ofRaymond, Genie Rochester Fast and her husband, Douglas, of Dallas,Oreg., Buford Rochester and his wife, Pamela, of Meridian; sevenstepgrandchildren; a sister, Wilma Probasco, of Brookhaven; hissisters-in-law, Elizabeth Mullins and Peggy Mullins; and severalnieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Clinton.