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J. M. Mullins Buried Big Sandy Cemetery Friday
     "Funeral services were held for Jeptha Malone Mullins, (known to his friends as "Loan") from tthe First Baptist Church of Livingston, Friday afternoon, June 15th with Dr. W. B. Wadsworth officiating, assisted by Rev. R. G. Commander of Houston.  Interment followed in Big Sandy Cemetery with Trinity Lodge No. 14 A.F. & A.M. in charge.
     Mr Mullins was born in Hardin County August 4, 1866 and passed away at the family residence on June 14th, 1951 after a long illness.
     Mr. Mullins came to Polk County at an early age and spent the remainder of his life here.
     He moved to Livingston in 1921 and was engaged in farming as long as his health permitted.
      Mr. Mullins was a faithful Christian, a devoted husband and father and a true neighbor. 
     He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Livingston and of Masonic Lodge No. 14 A.F. & A.M.
     Survivors are his wife: Mrs Callie Mullins, 5 sons, A. P. and W. T. Mullins of  Henderson, T. W. Mullins of Liberty, Clay Mullins of Sour Lake, and Bert Mullins of Camden, Tennessee, 4 daughters, Mrs. H. D. Townley and Mrs. R. M. Taylor of Houston, Mrs Pearl Overstreet of Livingston and Mrs. W. W. Mason of Vallego, Calif.  2 brothers, Lige Mullins of Warren and Shay Mullins of Segno, 2 sisters, Mrs. J. W. Ballard of Saratoga, and Mrs. Sallie Williford of Segno, 26 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
     Pallbearers were:  Alfred, Herman, and Tommie Mullins, Lonnie and L. C. Butler and Roy Taylor, grandsons of the deceased."
Submitted by Marjorie Cain 

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