Anita Frances Lyerly Mullis

Published 9:15 am Friday, May 5, 2023

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Mrs. Anita Frances Lyerly Mullis, 76, of Advance, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

She was born April 18, 1947 in Rowan County to the late Eubert Walter Lyerly and Ruby Frances Brown Lyerly. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Dean Mullis, in July of 2021.

She is survived by: her son, Kevin Mullis (fiancée Jana Smith) of Advance; a sister, Renea Julian (Alan) of Salisbury; and a brother, Terry Lyerly (Sheila) of Cleveland.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, May 7 from 2-4 p.m. at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to “Wake Forest University Deacon Club.”

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