Rev. A. J. Mullinax, Jr., age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Bennett Mullinax; daughter, Charlotte Mullinax; and great granddaughter, Maddison Moulder. He is survived by his wife, Frances Sudderth Mullinax, Buford, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Frances and Billy King, Duluth, GA, Carolyn and Troy Scoggins, Jefferson, GA and Karen Myers, Buford, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Leon and Brenda Mullinax, Dacula, GA, William "Bill" and Phoebe Mullinax, Winder, GA and Bobby and Karen Mullinax, Buford, GA; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Sara Mullinax, Buford, GA and John and Lois Mullinax, Commerce, GA; step children, Wanda and Gene Sells, Suwanee, GA and Debra and Jesse Shelnut, Suwanee, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Rev. Mullinax was born May 23, 1928 in Statesboro, GA. He was a retired owner of A. J. Mullinax and Sons Cabinet Shop. He was a member and Past Master of Buford Masonic Lodge No. 292 F. & A.M., member and Past Master of Gwinnett Daylight Lodge, Past Grand Chaplain of GA; member of the Taylor Chapter No. 48 Royal Arch, member and Past Commandery Council; member of the Gwinnett Shrine Club, member of Yaarab Shrine Temple; member of the Buford Chapter of Eastern Star, and a member of Scottish Rite. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and was the Pastor of many churches in the area for over twenty-four years.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Southerland officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA with Masonic Graveside Service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Masons. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Shrine Hospital Burn Unit.
To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.