Gaffney, SC
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Sybil Mullinax

Gaffney – Sybil Lou Versie Peterson Mullinax, 81, of 131 Mullinax Farm Rd, passed away Thursday, March 3rd, 2022.

Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of George “Jake” Mullinax Jr. and daughter of the late Luther Peterson and Ethel Mullinax Peterson. Mrs. Mullinax was a member of McKowns Mountain Baptist Church. She loved gardening and taking care of her chickens and her puppy.

Mrs. Mullinax is survived by three sons, Donald “Pete” (Nancy) Mullinax, of Gaffney, Johnny (Shannon) Mullinax, of Gaffney, and Tom Mullinax, of Gaffney; one daughter, Rhonda Mullinax, of Gaffney; two sisters, Frances Peterson, and Peggy Dover, both of Gaffney; four grandchildren, Kevin Mullinax, Ashley (Steve) Cogdell, Bethanie (Justin) O’Conner, and Brandon Mullinax; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Mullinax was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Mullinax; three brothers, Romeo Peterson, RB Peterson, and Lyman Peterson; and two sisters, Virgie Dover and Ollie Peterson.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 6th, 2022, at 2 p.m. at McKowns Mountain Baptist Church, 1280 McKowns Mountain Road Gaffney, SC 29340, with Rev. Derek McAbee officiating. Rudy Peterson, Randy Peterson, David Lee Peterson, Michael Carter, Wesley Crowe, Richard Jackson, Kevin Mullinax, and Brandon Mullinax will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be at the church cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The Book of Memories is available at

The Gaffney location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Mullinax family.

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