Funeral services for Billy Joe Mullins, 67, of Dorton, will be held at noon today (April 19) at the Dorton Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Precious Memories Cemetery at Dorton.
Born in Fleming-Neon to the late Hursell Daniel Mullins and Jenetta Irene Collier Mullins, he died April 14 at his home at Dorton.
He was a member of the Dorton Freewill Baptist Church, and had served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He enjoyed his horse and his German shepherd dogs.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Deborah Lynn Wright Mullins; two sons, Bobby Joe Mullins and wife Melissa of Shelby Gap, and Roland Daniel Mullins of Dorton; two grandchildren, Hunter Joseph Mullins and Ruby Gabrielle Mullins; three brothers, Jackie Fleming and wife Maude, Danny Mullins and wife Shirley, and Roger Mullins and wife Nancy, all of Virginia; four sisters, Judy Wright and husband Garry of Dorton, Lois Profitt and husband Donnie of Whitesburg, Kay Rudd and husband David of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Liz Anderson and husband Chris of Coeburn, Va.
Carty Funeral Home of Jenkins has charge of arrangements.