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Obituary- B.M. BULLIS



MR. BALLARD MALCOLM "B.M." BULLIS,JR. Age 68 of
Goddard Lane, Millers Creek, died Sunday, April 10 at
his home.  Mr. Bullis was born March 3, 1937 in Wilkes
County to Ballard Malcolm Bullis, Sr. and Pansy Minton
Bullis.  He was a member of Millers Creek United
Methodist Church. Mr. Bullis was a retired Tennesse
Walking horse trainer,  was currently serving as a
licensed judge of Tennessee walking horses, and was a
member of the North Carolina Walking Horses
Association.

Surviving are his wife, Janet Goddard Bullis of the
home; one son, Brandon Matthew Bullis of North
Wilkesboro; three daughters, Mary King Gruswitz of
Rochester, NY, Vickie Barnes of Greensboro, Rebecca
Stiles of Elizabeth City, his mother of Greensboro;
two brothers, Kenneth Bullis of Moravian Falls, Allan
Bullis of Greensboro; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 o'clock Wednesday,
April 13 at the Wesley Outreach Center of Millers
Creek United Methodist Church on Boone Trail with the
Rev. Bruce Gwyn and the Rev. Gregg Plott Officiating.
Interment will be in Millers Creek United Methodist
Church Cemetery on Highway 16.  The family will be at
Millers Creek United Methodist Church on Highway 16
immediately following the interment. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wilkes,
1908 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC  28659 or
to Millers Creek United Methodist Church Building
Fund, 4705 Boone Trail, Millers Creek, NC  28651
Miller Funeral Service of North Wilkesboro is in
charge of the arrangements.



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