FAIRMONT - Funeral services for Leola C. Bulock, 90, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont.
Leola passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 12, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Lutz Wing in Fairmont. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, and will continue one hour prior to the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Leola C. (Price) Bulock was born June 20, 1922, in Rogersville, Tenn., the daughter of Silas and Mary (Russell) Price. On March 24, 1943, Leola was united in marriage to Arthur R. Bulock in Georgia. Together the couple made their home in Florida and Kentucky before moving to Martin County in early 1950. Leola worked for Tony Downs, Laurel's Caf and Mallon Egg Company for many years. She was a member of the Salvation Army, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was an active volunteer ringing bells at Christmas in local stores. Leola was a wonderful cook and enjoyed helping and making spaghetti dinners, holiday meals and participating in Home League. Her quiet time was spent quilting and making dish towels and even cherished time spent on the lake fishing.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Carol Allen; Donna Johnson and her husband, Jerry; Mary "Tina" Johnson and special friend, Dave; Nita Berndt and her husband, John; Arthur Bulock Jr. and his wife, Judy; Lonny Bulock; Melvin Bulock; Guy Bulock and his wife, Linda; Glen Bulock; and Gene Bulock and his wife, Michele; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild; one sister, Helen Marie Lawson; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Leola was preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Mary Price; husband, Arthur; mother-in-law and father-in-law; one grandson; one granddaughter, Naomi Stauffacher; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee Cook; three brothers, Junior Price, Clarence Price, and John Price; and three sisters, MaryLou, Delois and Jackie.
A special thank you to the staff and residents of Lutz Wing for making Leola part of your family during the past two years.