Mary Elizabeth Bullard, age 90 of Smyrna, died Thursday at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. She was a native of Smyrna and a daughter of the late Christopher Columbus and Carrie Brady Young. She was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters and her husband James Edward Bullard in 1970.
Mrs. Bullard is survived by nieces and nephews Louis Hayes of Nashville, Carolyn Stiles of Lansing, MI, Evelyn Ashley and her husband Ed of Smyrna; Dorothy McNeil and her husband Don of Brentwood, Shirley Gzikowski and her husband Henry of Pennsylvania, Robert Hayes and Ronnie Hayes both of Smyrna; step-daughters Nelda Ann Watt and her husband Leon of Rockvale and Alice Faye Foster and her husband Ken of Murfreesboro; four granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends.
Mrs. Bullard had attended First Baptist Church, Smyrna when she was able and was a retired seamstress.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00pm until the time of funeral services beginning at 4:00pm at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna with Pastor Steve Marcum officiating. Burial will be in Mapleview Cemetery.