Mrs. Eloise Bullard EastPublished 6:36pm Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma Eloise Bullard East, 83, formerly of New Site, Alabama, will be Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:00 PM at New Site United Methodist Church. Rev. Paul Vick will officiate and burial will follow at Old Harmony Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the services from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM
Mrs. East passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 1013 at Ozark Health and Rehabilitation in Ozark, Alabama, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Mrs. East was born on November 14, 1929, in Talledega County to Henry Ambrose Bullard and Lee Ross (Leris) Grant Bullard. She was married to the love of her life, Edward Lymon East, for 49 years, until his death in 1995. She was a long-time member of New Site United Methodist Church. Mrs. East was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She retired from Russell Corp. after 35 years of dedicated service. She loved to sew beautiful fabric creations, vegetable garden and grow beautiful flowers.
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda East Peters (Vearl) of Ozark; sons, Henry Ferrell East (Mary) of New Site and Philip Edward East of Dadeville; daughter-in-law, Ginger Moran East, Daviston; grandsons, Chris East (Carolyn), Montgomery; Chad Goodman (Melissa), Austin, TX; Eddie East (Courtney), Dadeville; Tal East, Daviston; Len East, Afganistan; granddaughters, Allison East, Jefferson City, TN; Kristina East, Dadeville; and Lydia East, Birmingham. Step grandsons, Jason Peters, Ozark; and Keith Veigas, Birmingham; and eight great grandchildren; brother, Bobby Bullard, Sylacauga, AL; sister, Jimmie Nell Roberson (Philip), Hendersonville, TN; and many extended family members.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lymon East; son, Timothy Lymon East, great granddaughter, Rylee Nicolle Goodman, step grandson, John Peters; five brothers: Aubrey, Howard, Emory, Benny and Terry Bullard and one sister, Hazel Bullard.
Flowers will be accepted and the family requests that donations be made to Old Harmony Cemetery Fund, New Site United Methodist Church, 108 Church Road, New Site, AL 36256.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.
Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.