April 16, 2013

Charles Edward Mulkey

Mr. Charles Edward Mulkey, 74, of Resaca, departed this life Monday, April 15, 2013, at the local hospital.

Charles was born April 14, 1939, in Ellijay, a son of the late James Willard and Elzie Woody Mulkey. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley Mulkey; son, Wayne Mulkey of Resaca; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Ibrahim Eladma of Calhoun; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Betty Mulkey, and Leroy and Debra Mulkey; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gevena and Carl Pace, Annie Lee Stone, and Bertie and Bill Hayes of Dalton; grandchildren, Brittany Smith, Anthony Dillard, Felicia Dorgham and Adam Cross; great-grandchildren, Mahdi, Suhail, Salwa and Muna Dorgham; and several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Charles Edward Mulkey will be held today at noon at New Zion Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Ryan Sanford and Pastor Tim Sanford officiating.

He will be laid to rest at the church cemetery with Mark Muse, Chris Muse, Kyle Muse, Stanley Sisson, Brandon Sisson and Nathan Sisson serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Tuesday.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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