Bullock, Bertha Mae (Medlar) (May 1, 1901 - September 28, 1999)
Bertha Mae Bullock
Douglas Budget - October 6, 1999Funeral services for Bertha Mae Bullock, 98, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at First United Methodist Church in Douglas, with the Rev. Rodney Saunders officiating. Inurnmet (interment) will be at Wheatland.
Mrs. Bullock died Tuesday, Sept. 28, at her home in Douglas.
She was born May 2, 1901, in Ohiowa, Neb., to Warren F. and Eva (Holland) Medlar. She moved with her family to Mason City, Neb., in 1903, where she received her early education before moving to Kimball, Neb., in 1918, where she graduated from high school.. She married Paul Wilmer Bullock on July 3, 1921, at Kimball.
To this union, four children were born. The family resided in Kimball until 1931 when they moved to Scottsbluff.
They then moved to Torrington in 1934 and to Wheatland in 1949, where they owned and operated Bullock's Floral Shop, before heading back to Torrington in 1976.
Mrs. Bullock moved to Douglas in 1987 and resided at Irwin Towers until the time of her death.
She was a member of the Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Federated Women's Club, Past Matrons and P.E.O. Sisterhood.
She is survived by daughter Shirley Dee Haskins and her husband Ray of Douglas; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sons Donald Paul Bullock and Richard Jay Bullock; daughter Phyllis Mae Marks; five sisters; two brothers; and two grandchildren.
Memorials to First United Methodist Church in Douglas or the American Cancer Society, in care of Converse County Bank, would be appreciated by the family.
Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.