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Pharis Mullins

September 20, 2014


Pharis Mullins passed from this life on September 20, 2014. Born on May 12, 1948 to Louis & Hazel (Jones) Mullins in Exeter, Missouri.  He served in the United States Marine Corps earning the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Rifle Expert Badge, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm & Frame, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ device, and the Combat Action Ribbon.  Pharis was a lifetime member of the VFW/ Legion.  After serving in the USMC he worked as a mechanic.  His hobbies included fishing, gardening & watching cooking shows.  Pharis and his wife Virginia had four daughters, Jinger Heaston, Shonda Mullins, Dawn Mullins & Shelly DeMont.  They also have 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.   Pharis is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Lester, Francis, Maurice, John, Homer, Norman & Ronald Mullins; sister, Sharon Hayes.  preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leon, Daryl & Doug Mullins; and sister Eva Schoonover.  Visitation will be held at Petersen Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-9 pm.  Graveside services will be held on Friday at 10 am at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas.  Memorial suggestion to Mullins Family in lieu of flowers to assist with funeral costs.

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  1. Virginia and family,

    Pharis was a good facebook friend,.,He was funny, a true American Hero serving our country as a proud Marine! He will be truly missed…God Bless all of you..

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