RISING STAR Funeral services for Luther H. Mauldin, 81, of Rising Star will be at 2 p.m. today at Higginbotham Funeral Home with Red Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Brown County.

He died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at the Rising Star Nursing Center.

He was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Grosvenor to Marshall and Clifton Waldon-Mauldin. He was married to Janice Patterson on Oct. 31, 1948, in Yuma, Ariz.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Mauldin of Rising Star; a son, David Mauldin of Rising Star; and a sister, Doris McClanahan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Steven Mauldin; and a brother, W.A. Mauldin.