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Dorothy “Dottie” Bullock

September 8, 1923 ~ April 16, 2019 (age 95)


Dorothy “Dottie” Bullock went to be with the Lord April 16, 2019, in Kemp, Texas.  Dottie was born September 8, 1923, to Julian M. Dyer Sr. and Gela Brandon Dyer in Searcy, Arkansas.  She graduated from Baylor University in Waco although her home was in Kentucky.  She received her B.A. degree in Education & English in 1946.  She met her husband, Ralph Bullock, her senior year as he returned from WWII from the Air Force.  She taught school in Boonville, Indiana for a year, returning to Waco, where she married Ralph at First Baptist Church, Waco.  They were blessed with two sons; Douglas Lynn Bullock and David Mark Bullock. 


She taught school in Beaumont, Dallas and Irving for a total of 32 years – mostly in first grade and then in second grade.  As a freshman in Baylor she also began teaching girl’s Sunday School classes and continued that tradition wherever they lived for a total of 45 years.  After retirement she also taught adult classes at FBC Kosse, Texas for many years. 


She was preceded in death by Ralph in 2007.  He was the love of her life.  They had 60 wonderful years together.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and brother, Julian Dyer, Jr and sister Frances Dyer Boykin. 


She is survived by sons Douglas Lynn Bullock of Alton, IL and David Mark Bullock and his wife Donna of Tool, TX.   She had two grandchildren; Matthew Bullock and Lauren Bullock Titsworth and her husband Samuel.  Also surviving are three nephews and two nieces. 


In lieu of flowers any memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Kosse, Texas.


No services to be held

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