Ella “Riddy” Locklear Bullard, 83, of 615 Eddie Road, departed this life for her eternal heavenly home on Nov. 27, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Prospect United Methodist Church, the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Locklear, the Rev. Carolyn Cummings-Woriax and the Rev. Bill James Locklear officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect United Methodist Cemetery.
Bullard was preceded in death by her parents, Junie and Catherine Ann Locklear; her husband, Daniel Archie Bullard; a son, Donald Ray Bullard; five brothers, Eddie Locklear, Roscoe Locklear, Fred Locklear, Curency Locklear, Esely Locklear; and five sisters, Sarah Jane “Polly” Dial, Sophronia Jones, Carrie Jones, Nancy Jones and Edna Lee “Honey” Locklear.
She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Danny Bullard (Olinda), Hilton Bullard (Linda) of Pembroke, Delton Bullard (Edna) of Maxton, Delma Bullard of the home, Jerry Bullard of Pembroke, Gary Bullard of the home, Daniel Bullard and Robert Bullard (Amy), all of Pembroke; three daughters, Lora B. Locklear (John) of Maxton, Ella Mae Pierce (Howard) of Red Springs, Hulena Collins (Lacy) of Maxton; a sister, Mildred Locklear of Pembroke; a special sister-in-law, Adelia Locklear; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Special thanks to Chesley Bullard, Rhea Bullard, Kaityln Bullard, Rita Lisenby, Travis Lisenby, Master Lacy “Supersuds” Collins, Master Donald Wayne Collins, Olinda Bullard, Mr. And Mrs. Roy Collins, Harley Locklear, Louise Pate, Evon Cartwright, Ruth Locklear, John G. Britt, the Rev. Carolyn Cummings-Woriax, the Rev. Kenneth Locklear and HealthKeeperz Hospice.
The family will receive friends from 7 t0 9 p.m. today at Thompson’s Funeral Home in Pembroke and other times at 547 Eddie Road in Pembroke.