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Lois Andrews Mullinix, 90 years old, loving wife, mother and devoted Christian woman, answered her long-awaited call home to the Lord on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was caring, always had a positive attitude, and was happiest when she was doing for others.

Lois was born on August 17, 1926, in San Benito, Texas, to Julian and May Belle Andrews. She met a handsome man home on leave from the Navy and married William Ralph Mullinix on April 18, 1946. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2002 after 56 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Doris Vauter, and brother, James Andrews.

She remained primarily a resident of the Rio Grande Valley until moving with her husband to Bryan, Texas in 1982. While in the Valley, she was a member of the Price Road Church of Christ in Brownsville, TX, where she served as a vibrant and loving Sunday School teacher for many years. She was currently a member of the A&M Church of Christ, and worked thousands of hours volunteering with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Brazos Valley, usually working as a hairdresser in nursing homes and encouraging her grandchildren to join her and sing Bible songs to the residents.

Lois is survived by her son, Mark Mullinix and wife, Brenda, of Richmond, Texas, her daughter, LuAnne Criswell, and husband, Jack, of Willis, Texas, grandchildren Brent Mullinix, Brittany (Chris) Scheefer, Beth (Steve) Ciske, Steve Mullen, Jenny (Jeff) Musumeche and Bobby (Marissa) Criswell as well as 15 great grandchildren, along with loving nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family wishes to extend special appreciation to her long time neighbor, Roger Sheridan, who was faithful in visiting nearly every week, for years after she moved into assisted living, the members of A&M Church of Christ who also visited and encouraged her weekly, and the staff of Magnified Nursing and Rehab, who were compassionate and loving caregivers.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1515 South College Avenue, Bryan, TX on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 2:00 PM with Kelly Davidson from the A&M Church of Christ officiating. Private interment will follow at Rest-Ever Memorial Park, Bryan, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Sunny Glen Children's home in San Benito, Texas, or Dell Children's Hospital-Cancer and Blood Disorders, Austin, Texas in honor of her great-granddaughter, Brylee Mullinix, or the charity of your choice.