Arnetta Osteen Mullinax, age 82, of Zirconia, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on the night of Sunday, April 03, 2022, at Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Her loving family was by her side. A native of Henderson County, North Carolina, born on September 08, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Osteen, Sr. and Belle Osteen Staton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Mack Osteen and Leland Osteen.
A loving and dedicated wife, mother, sister and friend, Arnetta was a lifelong member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church, where she took great pride in playing the piano for many years and loved music and how it seem to heal the soul. Arnetta will be remembered for the amazing food she prepared for many throughout her journey.
Left to cherish her precious memories are her loving husband of 63 years, Garland Mullinax; two daughters, Myra Hill (Chris) and Mary Mullinax; one son, Philip Mullinax (Heidi); two sisters, Nola Garber (Paul) and Ann Lindsey (Johnny); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 07, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Cedar Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Campbell and Walter E. Johnson, Ph.D. officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., prior to the service at the church. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 07th at 4:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hendersonville.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Mullinax’s memory are asked to consider, Tri-City Gospel Music Camp, C/O Evelyn Jones, 1585 Fort Henry Drive, Apt. 6F, Kingsport, Tennessee 37664.