Geneva Taylor Mullis, 94, of Stanfield passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at CHS- Stanly. Her funeral will be Thursday, April 4, at 4 PM at the First Baptist Church of Stanfield with Rev. Bruce League and Dr. Kinney Wallace officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 PM until 4 PM prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born September 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 Mill.
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 Street Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Mullis family.