Mrs. Mary John Bullard, 79, of Rowland, NC was born on November 2, 1941 to the late John Wesley and Penicher Jones. Mrs. Mary departed this life on October 8, 2021.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Gilbert "Pap" Bullard; two sons, a baby boy and David Bullard; two daughters, Brenda and Susan Bullard; grandson, Isaac Strickland; and a great-granddaughter, Zelda Oxendine; siblings, Alemeaner Dial, Stella Ritz, Earbell Oxendine, Catherine Locklear, Dinah Locklear, Emma Chavis, Viola Jones, Annie Jones, Sylvia, John Badger, Jack, Sterling, and McKeithan Jones.
Mrs. Bullard leaves to cherish her memories one daughter, Melinda Sue Oxendine (Roscoe); two sons, William Eugene and John Derrick Bullard of Rowland, NC; eighteen grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and a special great grandson Jaythan Bullard whom she cared for as her own child; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to River Edge Victorian Senior Care of Lumberton, NC and Amedisys Hospice of Pembroke, NC.