Jerewanda 'Jiggs' Mullinax


 Jerewanda “Jiggs” Mullinax, 93, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Mullinax; parents, Chance and Bays Holcomb; and sister, Rebecca Wilson. 

She is survived by her children: Sheryn (Karl) Bischofberger of Ocoee, and Mike (Dianne) Stewart of Cleveland; stepdaughter, Pam Mullinax, of Cleveland; grandson, Mick (Angie) Vaughn, of Kingston; a great-grandson,   United States Navy E-5 Kyle (Ashley) Vaughn, of Jacksonville, N.C.; one great-great-granddaughter, Sammi Craig, of Jacksonville, N.C.; sisters: LaQuita Bowman of Cleveland and Jennifer Holcomb of Chattanooga; adopted daughter, Nancy Baskette of Benton; numerous nieces and nephews; and special Cleveland friends: Lillian Gaines, Eva, Larry, and KC Wright. 

 She retired as a social worker in Bradley County at the age of 79. Jiggs was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 2598 Auxiliary, the Harry S. Thurman Club and a member of the Democratic Party of Bradley County. 

 She was a parishioner of St. Therese of Lisieux in Cleveland.

The family would like to thank the staff of 2-North at Tennova Hospital and the Kindred Hospice of Cleveland for their care and compassion for our mother and sister in her transitioning. 

 In accordance with her wishes, there will be no service or memorial. 

 Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist with the arrangements.


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