Morris W. Mullinax, 85, of East Flat Rock, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the Elizabeth House.
He was born in Henderson County to the late Lewis Kimsey ìLKî Mullinax and Jane Shipman Mullinax. His son, Morris Wayne Mullinax; seven brothers, Archie, Bill, Cliff, Les, Steve, Max Leroy and U. G.; and two sisters, Frankie and Carolyn also preceded him in death.
He was the owner of Mullinax Construction Company and was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Isabel Goforth Mullinax; a son, William Dean Mullinax and his wife Carol of Flat Rock; a daughter, Linda Kay Laughter and her husband Sam of Etowah; a brother, Bobby Mullinax; five sisters, Gertrude, Ruby, Jane, Gladys and Betty; seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, September 6, 2009, in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm, prior to the service, in the chapel. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.