In Memory of Jewelie DeNell Bullard
Jewelie DeNell Bullard, age 56, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 16, 2018 , at her home in Wilburton.
Jewelie (Jewel) was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on December 10, 1961, a daughter of Wanda (Forwoodson) Bullard and the late Virgil Bullard.
Jewel graduated from Wilburton High School in 1980. She loved to go to the banquets and very seldom missed one. After graduating she went to beauty school. She worked as a hair dresser for a few years before deciding to go to college to become a teacher. She entered Eastern for two years. From Eastern she went to Northeastern State University graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Special Ed. Her first teaching job was in Alaska for two years. Coming back to Wilburton she got a job at Wilburton grade school teaching Special Ed for a few years. After that she moved to first grade and kindergarten for 17 years before returning to Special Ed for two years before moving to Panola School to teach Special Ed where she was at the time of her death.
Jewel is also survived by:
Mother: Wanda Bullard, of Wilburton, Oklahoma
Husband: Gary Hill, of the home.
Son: Bryce Livingston, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Sister: Jackie Bullard, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Brothers/Sisters-In-Law: Roy & Laurie Bullard, of Haileyville, Oklahoma; Ken Bullard, of Eufaula, Oklahoma; Karl & Cindy Bullard, of Edmond, Oklahoma; Troy & Annette Bullard, of Haskell, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by several nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews.
Jewel was preceded in death by her father, Virgil Bullard; infant son, Joseph Michael Stevens; grandparents Amos & Jewel Forwoodson and Otto & Ethel Bullard and several aunts and uncles.
Memorial Service at Wilburton High School Auditorium, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 with Bain Durant and Troy Bullard officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers: Troy Bullard, Kenny Bullard, Karl Bullard, Roy Bullard, Jeremy Bullard, Bryce Livingston, Clint McAlester, Clay McAlester, Logan Rea, Rodney Wright, John Forwoodson.
SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WALDROP FUNERAL HOME, WILBURTON, OKLAHOMA.