Thursday, January 20, 2011

Robert E. Mullenax, 81, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at his residence in Cassville.

He was born on July 18, 1929, in Flagler, Colo., son of Earnest George and Ora Fulbright Mullenax. He grew up in Colorado but lived in several places before coming to Missouri in the 1960s. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran having served during the Korean Conflict as a firefighter. He spent 53 years as an over-the-road truck driver.

He married Carolyn Jane Besson on July 2, 1991, in Bentonville, Ark. She survives.

Additional survivors include: two sisters, Joyce Becerra, of Gallatin, and Joan Schaal, of Peyton, Colo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary and Esther.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and entrusted to the White Funeral Home, Cassville.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.