Avis M. Bullock, 92, St. Joseph, MO

Published 02/20 2014 09:01AM

Updated 02/20 2014 09:02AM

Avis M. Bullock, 92, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014 at Saxton Health Care Inn.

Avis was born on February 4, 1922 in Lockwood, Missouri to Thomas and Carrie (Swartz) McCluey. She was a member of Savannah Avenue Baptist Church, where she was also a children’s Sunday school teacher.

As a young woman, she taught in one room school houses at Callen and Barr near Amazonia. In her 40’s she was a substitute teacher for the St. Joseph Public School system.

She married Richard H. Bullock on October 5, 1946 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2012. She was also preceded by her parents, one son, Larry Bullock and three sisters, Gwendolyn O’Brien, Winifred McCluey and Iris Sweaney.

Survivors include son, David Bullock, Amazonia, Missouri; daughter, Marilyn Snider, Holton, Kansas; two grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Services 1:00 PM Saturday at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will begin after 12:00 Noon Friday at our chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday evening.

The family suggests memorials to the Savannah Avenue Baptist Church.

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