WINDER – James “Jim” Elmo Mauldin Jr., 75, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
He was the son of the late James Elmo Mauldin Sr. and Lennie Lee DeLoach Lindsey Mauldin. He was preceded in death by a half-brother, Charles Kelly Lindsey. During his life, he worked as a teletype operator for United Press International, owned and operated a Western Auto store for 12 years, and retired from the Bank of Covington as a purchasing officer.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Eleanor Daniel Mauldin; two daughters, Melody Lynn (Michael) Covington, Athens, and Crystal Elaine (Lynn) Holman, Statesboro; four grandchildren, Catherine Anne (Nathaniel) Barrett, Sharon Elizabeth Covington, Stephanie Mae (Don) Joyner, and Danielle Leigh (Patrick) Lane; and three great-grandchildren, Kaylin Joyner, Britt Joyner, and Mary Catherine Barrett.
Memorial services will be held Friday, January 25, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Irby Stanley officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. on the day of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Agape Hospice.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.