Macon County Chronicle

Willa Dean Moore Mullet, 78

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000179 EndHTML:0000003045 StartFragment:0000002360 EndFragment:0000003009 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/computer/Desktop/obitsw:pics/Mullet.doc Willa Dean Moore Mullet, age 78 of the Green Grove Community in Macon County, TN passed away Friday afternoon, April 2, 2010 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Willa Dean Moore Mullet were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Elder Ricky Day and Doc Goodall officiating. Steve Carter, Tom Turner, Britt Little, Jeff Hesson, Ervin Cooper, and Dylan Hesson, assisted by Kenny Moore served as active pallbearers. Interment followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens. Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000179 EndHTML:0000004336 StartFragment:0000002364 EndFragment:0000004300 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/computer/Desktop/obitsw:pics/Mullet.doc

She was born in Allen County, KY on Nov. 25, 1936 to the late Earnest and Hattie Pearl Shockley Moore. Besides her parents; one son, David Mullet, also preceded her in death. Willa Dean was married to the love of her life Milo C. Mullet on Oct. 29, 1955, sharing fifty-four years together and had two sons and two daughters; Milo survives. She was a homemaker and worked in a garment factory until she became disabled. Willa Dean was a caring and loving mother and grandmother; that was her zeal for life and she cherished very moment that was spent with her family. She enjoyed the outdoors; gardening and working in her flowers, but when she wasn’t doing that she liked to quilt and crochet. Willa Dean spent her spare time sitting on the bank fishing; she could stay there all day. Her dinner table was like a coffee house; friends and family gathered there to talk and most would have a cup of coffee in hand. The table will never be the same, but the memories will remain. She was saved by the grace of God around the age of twelve, and then joined Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church in 1954, where she remained a member. Willa Dean will be greatly missed by her loving family and all who knew her. Besides her husband Milo, Willa Dean is survived by; son, Michael and wife Sheila Mullet of the Oakdale Community in Macon County, TN, daughters, Barbara and husband Coney Swindle, and Sandra Mullet all of the Green Valley Community in Macon County, TN, brothers, Johnnie and wife Virginia Moore of Indiana, Delson and wife Betty Moore, and Melvin and wife Sammie Moore all of Lafayette, TN, grandchildren, Rachel and husband Jeff Hesson of Russell Hill and Heather and husband Britt Little of Westmoreland, TN, great-grandchild, Dylan Hesson, two step-grandchildren, eight step great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family; also survive.