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Updated: 10/23/2013 08:00:02AM

Glenda Gillispie Mullins

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Mrs. Glenda Gillispie Mullins, 77, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla., of heart failure.

Mrs. Mullins was the daughter of Samuel and Mabel Gillispie, Sr., and she was born June 7, 1936, in Fort Meade, Fla., where she resided her entire life.

She worked for Badcock Home Furnishings in Fort Meade, for many years, and also for Donald Duck Citrus Packing in Lake Wales.

Mrs. Mullins was a member of Oak Park Baptist Church, Fort Meade and a graduate of Fort Meade High School, class of 1954.

Mrs. Mullins was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Mullins; son, Richard G. Mullins; grandson, Richard Anthony Mullins; brother, Sam Gillispie, Jr.; sisters, Olleita Mashburn and Teola Hollingsworth.

She is survived by her daughters, Holly Rawlins and husband, David, and Cynthia McQuien and husband, George Everett, all of Fort Meade,; son, Roderick Mullins, Miami, Fla.; brothers, Bill Gillispie and wife, Jackie, Washington, Ga., Charlie Gillispie and wife Donna, Interlachen, Fla.; sisters, Dora Smith, Washington, Ga., Carolyn Swartz, Sun City Center, Fla., and Ruby G. Moody, Fort Meade; grandchildren, Shawn Moseley, Guy Mullins, Jennifer Hoye, Stephanie Hancock, Misty Smith, Darrel Mullins, Kimberly Mullins, Amy Wright, Angel McQuien and Amber Qureshi; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade.

Funeral service is 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Cornerstone Church of God, 10 S. Seminole Ave., Fort Meade, with the Rev. Jess Scarborough officiating.

Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Fort Meade.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.

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