Mull, Boyd Carl

Served In Vietnam; Retired From Kraft Foods

Sunday, January 27, 2013
Boyd Mull
Boyd Mull

Boyd Carl Mull, 74, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013, in a local hospital.

He was the son of the late Andy and Iowa Mull and was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.

Boyd was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served in Vietnam. He retired as a sales representative with Kraft Foods.

He was a member of New Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Pamela A. Mull, son, Charles Mull, of Chattanooga, two daughters, Diana C. (Tim) Boshears, of Johnson City, Tn., Christina N. (David) Thralls, of Chattanooga, three grandchildren, Mitchell, Courtney and Matthew Boshears, brother-in-law, David C. (Wanda) Agan, of Debary, FL, three sisters-in-law, Patricia A. (Ronald) Sylvester, of Ooltewah, Penelope L. Albertson, of Charleston, TN, Mildred Mull, of Cohutta, GA, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Hamby officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military rites being conducted.

The family will receive friends from 4–8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

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Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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