Paul Lamar Pullens

Published 6:41 pm Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Paul Lamar Pullens, 52, of Picayune, Miss., passed away on December 23, 2013, in Franklin, Ga. He was an active member of Community Christian Church in Sharpsburg, Ga., where he served as an Usher and Greeter. He was of the Christian Faith.
A Celebration of Life MemorialPaul Pullens clr Service will be held on January 4, 2014, at 1 p.m. Bro. Ronald Bear of Faith Chapel Church of God will be officiating. The service will be at Faith Chapel Church of God, located at 61 Pullens Rd., Carriere, MS. 39426.

Paul was born in Picayune, Miss., on July 13, 1961. He attended Pearl River Central High School.
Before retirement, Paul worked as a Security Officer in Chalmette, La. For 10 years. He also worked as a deckhand offshore and as a Brick Mason laborer. Paul enjoyed fishing, making others laugh and singing at the top of his lungs for Jesus. Paul had also been involved in Divine Intervention Life Recovery Program where he enjoyed packing and delivering food boxes for families in need , before relocated to Franklin, Ga.

Paul was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie Fox Pullens, and father, Robert Lavelle Pullens., Sr.
Paul is survived by: two daughters, Tonya Pullens Givens of Carriere, Regina Allen McNair (Donald) of El Paso, Texas; two sisters, Faith Pullens Atwell of Waveland, Miss., and Juanita Pullens Kelly (Charles) of Saucier, Miss.; three brothers, Mark Anthony Pullens (Marcia) of Jackson, Miss., Robert (Bobby) Pullens (Royannis) of Poplarville, Miss., Stephen Ray Pullens of Waveland; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews, along with a host of family and friends.

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About Barbara Mizell

Barbara Mizell began working for the Picayune Item in 1993. She started during the "cut and paste" days of the newspaper, and was the first to create a newspaper page using the computer for the Item. She has served as Composing Supervisor and honorary Religion Editor. Of all the contributions she has made over her 20 years at the Item, she is most proud of the World War II book "The Greatest Generation." Barbara was born and raised in the White Sand Community on Lee Hill, she has also written many short stories about growing up on the hill.

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