Helen T. Bullock, 74, of Piney Flats, Tenn., went home to be with her Lord on Monday, August 12, 2013, at Franklin Woods Community Hospital.
She was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Robert and Martha Bryant Tester. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Boyce O. Bullock, October 12, 2004, and by several brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Bullock was retired from Raytheon and was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church. She loved to quilt and garden.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Belisle and husband Tim, Johnson City; a son, Tim Bullock and wife Karla, Mount Carmel, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Victoria Belisle, Nate Belisle and Caroline Belisle, all of Johnson City, Seth Bullock, Noah Bullock and Lillie Bullock, all of Mount Carmel; two sisters, Imogene Morris, Elizabethton, and Frances Perry of North Carolina; a brother, Joe Tester of Illinois; two sisters-in-law, Patsy Scalf and husband Don, and Mary Perry, all of Bluff City, Tenn.; and a brother-in-law, Eugene Bullock and wife Trula, Bluff City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Bullock will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Patrick Mitchell, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. The graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Seth Bullock, Noah Bullock, Nate Belisle and the Deacons and Elders of Bunker Hill Christian Church. Those who wish to attend the service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Bunker Hill Christian Church, 490 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, TN 37618. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Bullock family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.