October 16, 2021
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John Bell Bullock Jr.

1937 – 2021

Funeral and memorial services for John and Wilma Bullock of Point were held on May 4 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. The services were officiated by Reverend Dee Threatt and Reverend Ray Bullock.

A private family interment followed at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. 

John Bell Bullock Jr. and Wilma Nell Day Bullock died together on April 27, 2021, in Emory. Mr. Bullock was born on March 14, 1937,  to Auroroa (Sally) and John Bell Bullock Sr.  in Eureka, Calif. Wilma Nell Day was born on March 14, 1943, to Irene and Roland Day. John Bullock Jr. and Wilma Day were married on November 27, 1964, at Locust Grove Baptist Church in Wills Point.

Mr. and Mrs. Bullock are survived by their daughter, Diana Threatt and husband Dee of Hutto; grandchildren, Tabitha Kay Threatt of San Antonio, Timothy John Threatt and wife Olivia of Houston, and Talitha DeeAnn Threatt of Galveston; Mr. Bullock’s brothers, Reverend Pat Bullock and wife Nancy of Corpus Christi and Reverend Ray Bullock and wife Eileen of Alpine; Mr. Bullock’s sister, Shirley Jakeway and husband Mike of Suffolk, Va.; Mrs. Bullock’s brother, Joe Day of Quinlan, Mrs. Bullock’s sister, Shirley Franklin of Wills Point; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The couple was preceded in death by a son, John Bell Bullock III; both sets of parents; and Mrs. Bullock’s brother, Danny Day.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief.

Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.