C. J. Mulkey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. C. J. Mulkey, age 61, of Augusta, Ga., formerly of Tate, passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 6, 2010, at the Veterans Medical Center-Downtown in Augusta. Surviving are the wife, Shelia Hall Mulkey, Augusta; daughter and sons in law, Becky Estes, Jasper, Shannon, and Brad Hill, Homer, Ga., Shawna and Roger Levine, Watkinsville, Ga., and Brandie and Daniel Rogers, Ellijay; brothers, Kenneth and Mark Mulkey, both of Tate; sisters, Jean and Roy Roberts, Tate, Helen and Alan Roland, Ranger, and Susan Mulkey, Jasper; his second mother, Irene Anderson; his two cats, Alex and PeeWee; his beloved dog, Arttie; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleadus and Clewell Mulkey; brother, Buddy Mulkey; and sisters, Deborah and Evelyn Mulkey. Mr. Mulkey was an Army veteran having served with the 173rd Airborne Division in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970 and was honorably discharged in 1974. Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 8th, at 2 p.m. at Gospel Temple in Ball Ground. Rev. A. W. "Butch" Roberts officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery with Local Chapter #47DAV in charge of Military Graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were: Gary and Donald Anderson, Daniel Rogers, Roger Levine, Brad Hill, and Derick Mulkey. The family did accept flowers however memorials may be made to Alliance Hospice, Augusta, Ga. or the American Cancer Society. A special thank you to the staff of Alliance Hospice and the doctors and medical staff at the Augusta Veterans Medical Center-Downtown. Cagle Funeral Home, Jasper. For further information: www.caglefuneralhome.com . Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-February 10, 2010