Theresa C. Bullock

Published 7:08 pm Friday, August 23, 2019

Theresa Cherry Bullock, of Washington,  passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. After a courageous battle, she passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Oakdale Cemetery and will be officiated by Thomas Hamilton. Pallbearers include John Bullock, Shawn Gallaway, Garyn Mizelle, Jimmy Cherry, Kenneth Cherry and John Winfield.

Theresa was born April 8, 1951. She was raised in Beaufort County and married her husband, Kyle, on Aug. 22, 1969. They shared three sons during their 50-year marriage. She spent many years as HR Manager for National Spinning and The Hammock Source, which she enjoyed very much.

Theresa was preceded in death by her mother, Bernice Cherry; father, James Cherry; brothers Sammy and James (Jimmy) Cherry. She is survived by her husband, Kyle Bullock Sr., and sons Kyle Jr., Jeffrey and Kevin. Also surviving are her daughters-in-law, April Bullock and Heather Bullock. Theresa was blessed with four grandsons: Liam, Landon, Christian and Gabe, and granddaughter, Elaina. Her surviving siblings include Clifton, Kenneth and Nellie.

She was known for living her life with grace, courage and dignity. She approached every situation with positivity and possessed a strong faith. Theresa always looked forward to spending time enjoying the salt air and the beach.

Visitation will be held at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Shepard Cancer Foundation at 1209 Brown St., Washington NC 27889. You may also go online at

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Bullock family.