Mr. Clyde Maurice Mullen, 82, went to be with his Lord on May 10, 2013. Maurice was born on August 10, 1930 in Franklin County to the late Sidney Clyde Mullen and Bertha Brewer Mullen. He graduated from Bunn High School and attended NCSU. For 15 years, Maurice was co-owner and manager of Pine Ridge Supply Co. Maurice worked with W. R. Grace and Co. in sales for 18 years. He worked with Guardsmark Security at Glaxo Smith Kline in Zebulon for 13 years and retired in 2003. Maurice served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
For those who knew him, Maurice will be remembered as a generous, caring, and compassionate man. The loves in his life were God, family, and friends. Maurice was a faithful lifelong member of Poplar Spring Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and served in many capacities through the years.
Maurice is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda Cook Mullen; daughters, Marisa Nunziato and husband, Paul of Wake Forest, Melodi Dunn and husband, Steve of Raleigh; grandsons, Tyler and Justin Dunn; brother, O'Deyne Mullen; sisters, Jewell Bailey, Ann Williams and Bertha B. Kearney.
A memorial service for Maurice will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Poplar Spring Baptist Church, 89 Brantleytown Road, Zebulon, NC 27597 with Dr. Steven Wade, Rev. Thomas Eldridge, and Dr. Dale Steele officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends immediately following the service. A private burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Maurice's memory to Poplar Spring Baptist Church Building Fund, 89 Brantleytown Road, Zebulon, NC 27597.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.