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Dec. 30, 1927-May 3, 2012

PINEBLUFF -- Hattie Ham Tulloch, 84, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Davis Community Rehab Pavilion in Wilmington.

A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held today, May 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Pinebluff United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Pinebluff Cemetery.

Mrs. Tulloch was born on Dec. 30, 1927, in Goldsboro, to the late Jack and Sarah Ham. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, John B. Tulloch and two sons, Dr. Bill Tulloch and Berkeley Tulloch.

Hattie's sweet and strong faith in her Lord will be missed by all who knew her. She resided in Pinebluff, from 1954 until 2006; her last years were spent at Penick Village in Southern Pines where she had many close and dear friends. She was employed by the state for 25 years as an executive secretary. Mrs. Tulloch was a member of Pinebluff United Methodist Church and a faithful prayer warrior.

Survivors include her son, John Allen Tulloch and wife, Doris, of Wilmington; a brother, Philmon Ham and wife, Mary Ellen, of Goldsboro. She is also survived by her special and loving grandchildren Rebecca, Sarah, and Billy Tulloch, and great-granddaughter, Sydney Tulloch and many other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many close friends.

Pallbearers for the service will be Tim Inman, James Tatum. Chuck Tulloch, Wayne Brock, Frederick Smith, and Wayne Tulloch. Honorary pallbearers include dear friend, Jonathan Lausten and grandsons, Billy Tulloch and John L. Tulloch. Special music will be sung by her great niece, Mrs. Angela Inman.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. today at Pinebluff United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pinebluff United Methodist Church, 275 E. Philadelphia Ave., Pinebluff, NC 28373.

We want to thank each and every one for your calls, cards, and most of all, your prayers. Many thank yous to caring nurses and doctors at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, FirstHealth Hospice, Penick Village, and Davis Community in Wilmington.

Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com

Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is serving the family.


Published in Obituaries on May 6, 2012 9:33 AM