September 20, 2018

Evelyn Marie Harrington Mullis

Evelyn Marie Harrington Mullis, 88, of Taylorsville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at her residence.
She was born May 3, 1928, in Alexander County, daughter of the late Fred Eugene and Beulah Queen Harrington. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Evelyn enjoyed sewing and gardening. She loved God and spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Evan Mullis; a brother, Raymond Harrington and wife Bernice; half-sister, Daphne Bowman; sister-in-law, Betty Harrington; two brothers-in-law, Blake Davidson and Ray Childers; and a niece, Sandra Harrington.
Evelyn leaves to cherish her memory her children, Dwight Harrington and wife Dorothy, Kenny Harrington and wife Sylvia, Shelley Mullis, Barry Mullis and wife Sandy, and Debbie Harrington and husband Nicky; brothers, Elbert and Shirley Harrington, and Robert Harrington; sisters, Ellen Childers and Suma Davidson; grandchildren, Douglas and Beth Harrington, Crystal Barlow, Tabitha and David Goforth, Misty and AJ Elder, Ryan Mullis and fiancée Jessica Edwards, Matthew and Cassie Mullis, Christy Harrington, and Ashley Harrington; and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and great-great-grandchildren.
A special thanks to Ellen Childers, Suma Davidson, Elbert Harrington, Robert Harrington, and Crystal Barlow for the love and care they gave to Evelyn.
The funeral was held Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Pastor Chris Goforth and Rev. Don Ingle officiated. Burial took place in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers included: Logan Elder, David Goforth, Monty Harrington, Matthew Mullis, Ryan Mullis, and Brett Watson.
In addition to flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Alexander County Hospice, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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