Ernest Wesley Mullinax


Funeral services for Ernest Wesley Mullinax, 84, of Mt. Airy, were held Saturday, Aug. 3,  at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Burrell and the Rev. Connie Berry officiating. Interment followed in Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Mullinax passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

Born Feb. 20, 1935, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Stanhope Manley and Pauline Loudermilk Mullinax. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Mullinax Powell.

Wesley enjoyed farming, antique cars and horses, and was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church. He retired from Carwood Manufacturing with 40-plus years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma E. Burrell Mullinax of Mt. Airy; son, Dennis Wesley Mullinax of Mt. Airy; daughter and son-in-law, Jill Miranda Wood and Dale of Demorest; brothers, Garland Mullinax and James Mullinax, both of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Kimberly Watts and husband, Cody, of Mt. Airy, and Haley Lumpkin and husband, Joe, of Demorest; and great-grandchildren, MaKenna and Grayson.

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.