Louie Mullins



Brewer Community-Louie Winston Mullins, 84, died at his residence in the Brewer Community of Lee County, where he had resided since 2008, after an extended illness. Louie was born on January 20, l933 in Meadville, Franklin Co., Miss. , the 2nd oldest of 11 children of Louie and Bessie Rollins Mullins. He graduated Meadville High and entered the U. S. Navy during the Korean War, honorably discharging after 4 yrs. service with two bronze stars. Her served on the USS Pierce. He and his family lived over 40 years in Vicksburg. He worked as a welder for the R. G. LeTourneau Off Shore Drilling Company retiring after 43 years service. Louie loved his home in the Brewer Community where he was a master gardener growing vegetables and turnips, of which he gave most of his produce to friends. His ability to grow tomatoes was legendary. He loved his family and yard. He and his wife were active members of Crosspointe Ministries in East Tupelo.
A service celebrating his life, with military honors, will be held at 1 PM Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Crosspointe Ministries on Eason Boulevard with Pastor Kevin Ray officiating. Visitation will be at the Church on Tuesday only beginning at 11 AM. Burial will follow in the Brewer Cemetery. Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo Chapel is assisting their friends.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Ilene Hamon Mullins of Brewer; 3 children, Deborah Lynn Grentry (Leon) of Rogers, Arkansas, David Glynn Mullins (Teresa) of Ellisville, MS. and Rodney Mullins (Regina Ann) of the Brewer Community. 5 grandchildren who affectionately knew him as Paw Paw, Deborah Walden, Rebecca Reed, Regina Phipps, Bryce Mullins and Blayne Mullins. 9 great grandchildren. 7 siblings, James, Stanley, Tony and Marty Mullins and Dorothy “Dot” Mullins, Carolyn Rollins and Shelia Avants. numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings, Mildred Sproles, Maggie Bell Dantzler and William Mullins.
Pallbearers will be Bryce Mullins, Blayne Mullins, Leon Gentryh, Ryan Louvorn, Dewayne Lewis, Tony Kelsie, Greg Driskill and Marvin Fairley.
Memorials may be made to Crosspointe Ministries, 129 North Eason Blvd, Tupelo, MS. 38801 or to Wounded Warriors Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net