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Edwin "Buddy" Gene Mullinax, Sr.

June 14, 1940 — April 1, 2022

Rev. Edwin "Buddy" Gene Mullinax, Sr., age 81, of New Johnsonville, TN, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022, at his home. Rev. Buddy Mullinax was born June 14, 1940, in Etowah, TN, to Lewis Edwin Mullinax and Edith Lillie Tallent Mullinax. He was married to Mary Evelyn Sliger Mullinax. Rev. Mullinax was a Minister and member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Hurricane Mills, TN for over 40 years. He was a Retired Multicraft Mechanic from Hood Container in New Johnsonville, TN. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. Rev. Buddy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to many. He always had a kind word and wonderful smile for everyone he met. "Praise the Lord!" Visitation with the family will be Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. until funeral service time at 4:00 p.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN. Eddie Mullinax, Kenny Mullinax, and Tim Mullinax will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Richlawn Cemetery in Waverly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: The Gideons International, The Gideons, Houston-Humphreys County, P.O. Box 135, Waverly, TN 37185. You may also leave your donations at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly and we will gladly forward them for you. Survivors include: Loving wife of 63 years: Evelyn Mullinax, New Johnsonville, TN 3 Sons: Eddie Mullinax (Shelly), New Johnsonville, TN Kenny Mullinax (Lisa), New Johnsonville, TN Tim Mullinax (Carol), Waverly, TN 6 Grandchildren: Adam, Ashley, Elisha, Kayla, Josh, and Austin 13 Great Grandchildren: Blakely, Addi, Elsie, Emma, Daxon, Beckham, Cason, Flynn, Gage, Delray, Beau, Enslie, and one on the way "Little Bit" Preceded in death by: Precious Granddaughter: Brooklyn Dawn Mullinax Parents: Lewis Edwin and Edith Lillie Tallent Mullinax 2 Brothers: Jeff Byrd and Billy Mullinax 1 Sister: Gilda Barber LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME 2400 Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185 Telephone 931-296-2437
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