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Services held for Gerald Mullins



Funeral services for Gerald “Jerry” D. Mullins, 78, of Macon, Ga., were held June 18 at Vineville Baptist Church in Macon, Ga. He died June 15.

Born in McRoberts, he was a son of the late Wade and Maudie Boggs Mullins. He was a brother of the late Lillian Frazier and Ellis Ray Mosgrove, and a stepson of the late Albert Mosgrove.

He was retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 26 years in the Air Force Band, and was a musician for 45 years with the Macon (Ga.) Civic Club, Macon Little Theater, Macon Symphony, and Cherry Blossom Festival.

He played “Taps” for military funerals, and taught at Macon College for several years and gave lessons in his home. He also repaired and donated horns to children.

He was a member of Vineville Baptist Church, Will Platts Sunday School Class, and the Vineville Brass Ensemble.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Stearns Mullins; children, Jeffrey Mullins and wife Rosie of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Jill Hogg and husband

Roland of Auburn, Ga.; stepchildren, Tammie Leachman and husband Dan, and Stephen Leachman and wife Libby, all of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Ryan Mullins and wife Barbara, Crissie Hogg, Sophie Hogg, Hannah Leachman, Kaylee Leachman, and Stash Jesionowski; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey and Chance Mullins; sisters, Ruby Profitt and husband Ben, Talulah Thompson and husband Harry, Lula Cook and husband Ted, and Janey Stanifer; and brother, Billy Mullins and wife Lucille.

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