Lillie Ruth Barnes Bullock (1917-2017).
“Mrs. Lillie Ruth Bullock, 100, of Wilson, NC, departed this earthly life on November 19, 2017 at Wilson House Assisted Living in Wilson, NC.
“Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Flat Rock Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 6730 Flat Rock Road, Sims, NC.
“A public visitation will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2017 from 3:30 until 7:00 pm at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.
“Mrs. Bullock was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Bullock, Sr.; her parents, Leslie Barnes and Edna Jones Barnes; four sisters, Inez Nelson, Lincy Barnes, Edna Harrison and Cleo McNair and one brother, Jack Barnes.
“She leaves cherished memories to: her son, Albert Bernard Bullock of Wilson County, NC; two grandchildren, Edward Bernard Bullock and Qunalla Ciera Bullock; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
“Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.”
On 30 November 1937, Albert Bullock, 26, of Old Fields township, son of Louise Bullock, married Lillie Barnes, 23, of Old Fields, daughter of Les Barnes, in Sims. Les Barnes, Fannie Alston and Mary Lincy were witnesses.
In the 1940 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Willie Bullock, 30, wife Mamie, 28, and children Mary, 6, and Willie, 4; his brother Albert, 28, and his wife Lily, 23; his mother Louise, 60; and son Wallace, 3.