The  Shelbyville  News
Friday June 12, 1959
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ALBERT  BULLARD  DIES  AT  HOME
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Funeral Monday For St. Paul Resident
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          Albert Bullard, 60, lifelong resident of the St. Paul community and carpenter and plumber, died at his home in St. Paul at 1:00 a.m. today.  He had been in failing health for two years but death, attributed to a heart condition, was unexpected.
          Born in Decatur county March 3, 1899, he was the son of  John and  Miranda Bullard.  He first was married to  Julia Neal  who preceded in death in 1938, and seven of eight children born to the union survive.  The children are  Albert Bullard Jr. and  Billy Joe Bullard  of St. Paul;  Kenneth Bullard  and  Mrs. Edith Washam  of Indianapolis;  Mrs. Betty Hamilton  of Acton;  Mrs. Norma Morning  of Freedom and  James Bullard  serving with the Navy in California.
          Mr. Bullard’s second marriage was to  Mrs. Edna (Downey) Mozingo  and she survives with five step-children,  Mrs. Betty Sprong,  Mrs. Ann Shannon,  Mrs. Lois Prazeau,  Mrs. Maxine Graham  and  Wayne Mozingo,  all of Indianapolis. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; one brother and three sisters,  Ben Bullard  and  Mrs. Ida Campbell  of Greenfield,  Mrs. Grace Allison  of this city and  Mrs. Hester Adams  of Rushville.
          Mr. Bullard was a member of the St. Paul Christian Church.  His funeral will be held at the Carmony Funeral Home in St. Paul Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Boaz officiating.  Burial will be made in Paul Hill Cemetery. Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday March 2, 1959
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FORMER  LOCAL  RESIDENT  DIES
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Ebert Bullard Rites To Be Held Tuesday
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          Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Belleville, Michigan, for Ebert Bullard, 64, former local resident and brother of  Mrs. Grace Allison  of this city and  Albert Bullard  of St. Paul.
          Mr. Bullard died Saturday at his home in Belleville after an illness of several months.  Death was attributed to leukemia.
          Surviving with the brother and sister names are the widow,  Mrs. Ruth Bullard; two sons, Jack and Ebert Bullard Jr. of Belleville; two other sisters and one brother,  Mrs. O. E. Campbell  and  Bennie Bullard  of Greenfield and Mrs. Harry Adams of Rushville.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday February 15, 1950
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VERDICT  SUICIDE  IN  SHOOTING
OF  ST. PAUL  FARMER
Richard L. Bullard, 30, Found Dead In Barn East of Town
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          A verdict of suicide was returned today in the shooting death of  Richard Lee Bullard,  30-year-old St Paul farm hand, who was found dead in a barn on the farm of  Mrs. Inez Wertz  east of St. Paul last night.
          Decatur County Coroner James C. Miller, who announced the verdict, and state police said Mr. Bullard worked for Mrs. Wertz on her farm at St. Paul, R.R.1.  He had resided at the Wertz home for 10 years.
          Mrs. Wertz told authorities that Mr. Bullard came to do the milking early yesterday evening.  Later noticing that two milk buckets were still outside the barn, Mrs. Wertz said she investigated and found Mr. Bullard dead.  Officials said that he was shot through the head and a 22 calibre rifle had been used.  The body was found between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m., they added.
          The son of  Albert and  Julia (Neal) Bullard,  he was born in Rushville on January 17, 1920.  He was a veteran of World War II, having served three years with the U.S. Army, with some time spent in Japan.
          He is survived by the father and step-mother who reside in St. Paul; three sisters,  Mrs. Betty Hamilton  of Acton,  Mrs. Norma Morning  of this city;  Mrs. Edith Washam, of Indianapolis, and four brothers,  James, serving with the U.S. Navy at Key West, Florida;  Albert Bullard Jr., in Koisuma, Japan, with the U.S. Army;  Kenneth Eugene  and  Billy Joe  at home.
          Mr. Bullard was a member of the Star Baptist Church, the Milroy Masonic Lodge and the Milroy Eastern Star. 
Funeral services will be held at the St. Paul Methodist Church Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Frank Buck of Louisville, Kentucky assisted by Rev. W. R. Latham, officiating.  Burial will be in Paul Hill Cemetery, with members of Victory Post No. 70 American Legion officiating at the grave.  The rites will be in charge of D. E. Carmony Funeral Home of St. Paul and friends may call at the funeral home.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, April 28, 1941
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ORLA  BULLARD, 57, SUCCUMBS
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Life-Long Resident of St. Paul Community
Had Been Ill Three Weeks
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          Orla Bullard, age fifty-seven, died at 12:20 o'clock Sunday afternoon at his home in St. Paul.
          Mr. Bullard had been seriously ill for the past three weeks.  Death was due to a kidney ailment.  He was born in Decatur county on November 17, 1883, the son of  Thomas and Hannah Bullard.  In 1914 he was married to  Kate Creech,  and to this union five children were born.  Four children survive, Gilbert, of Shelbyville;  Joe,  Garrett  and  Edith Bullard, all at home.  One child died in infancy.
          Survivors also include three brothers, John Bullard, of Middletown, Indiana;  Roy Bullard, of Ohio;  Emmett, of Milford, and two sisters,  Mrs. Bessie Buchanan, of Milford, and  Mrs. Grant Price  of Shelbyville.
          Mr. Bullard had lived his entire life in the St. Paul community.
          Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 o'clock at the Methodist church at Milford, with the Rev. Chauncey Gardner officiating.  The funeral will follow a short prayer service at the D.E. Carmony funeral home in St. Paul at 9:15.  Burial will be made in the Milford cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Janet Mings

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday July 8, 1938
Page 5 column 5
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WOMAN  RELATED  IN  COUNTY  SUCCUMBS
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Mrs. Albert Bullard Dies Near Versailles
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          Mrs. Julia N. Bullard, age thirty-eight, wife of Albert Bullard, died Wednesday at her home, four and one-half miles southwest of Versailles.  Several distant relatives live in Shelby county.
          Mrs. Bullard is survived by the husband; three daughters,  Betty,  Norma  and  Edith, all at home; five sons,  Richard,  James,  Albert Jr.,  Kenneth Eugene  and  Billy Joe,  also at home; her mother,  Mrs. Carrie Neal,  Rushville; two sisters,  Mrs. Anna Stevens, Rushville, and  Miss Marcella Neal, Kokomo; a brother,  Joseph Neal,  Brooksburg, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.
          Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the U. B. Thompson funeral home in St. Paul and burial will be made at Paul Hill cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday November 16, 1938
Page 6 column 2
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MRS. BULLARD  DIES  IN  ST. PAUL
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Lifelong Resident of Decatur County Dies
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          Mrs. Hannah Bullard, 86 years old, a lifelong resident of Decatur county, died at her home, south of St. Paul, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. She had been ill for two years and her death was due to complications.
          Survivors are three sons,  John Sumpter, of near Waldron;  Emmett Bullard, of near Greensburg;  Owen Bullard, at home; two daughters,  Mrs. Bess Buchanan, of Clifty, and  Mrs. Laura Flohr, of this city; one sister, of Greensburg, and one brother, also of Greensburg.  Several grandchildren also survive.
          Funeral rites will be held Friday at the Wesleyan Methodist church, the Rev. Charles Galbreath will officiate.  Burial will be in the Union Chapel cemetery in charge of U. B. Thompson.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday October 28, 1935
Page 5 column 6
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AGED  ST. PAUL  RESIDENT  DIES

Mrs. Miranda Bullard, 76,
Passes Away After 8 Weeks’ Illness
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          Mrs. Miranda Bullard, 76 years old, died at her home in St. Paul at noon Saturday, following an illness of eight weeks.  Death was due to senility.  She became seriously ill four weeks ago.
          Mrs. Bullard was born in Kentucky, May 12, 1859, and was the daughter of  George and  America Smith Snapp.  Her marriage to  John Bullard, who preceded her in death June 11, 1912, took place sixty-eight years ago. Ten children were born, and eight of them survive.
          They are: four daughters,  Mrs. C. E. [Ida] Campbell, whose husband is manager of the J.C. Penney store on East Washington street in Indianapolis;  Mrs. Harry [Hester] Adams, of Rushville;  Mrs. Harry [Gracie] Allison  of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. John [Lizzie] Craig, of St Paul; four sons,  Bernie, at home,  Charles, of Shelbyville,  Ebert, of Detroit, Michigan, and  Albert Bullard of St. Paul; thirty-six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
          Mrs. Bullard had been a resident of the St. Paul community for twenty-five years and she was a member of the St. Paul Christian church, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
          The Rev. Mr. Ellison will officiate and burial will be in the family lot in the Paul Hill cemetery in charge of C.F. Fix & Son, funeral directors.  Friends may call at the late home at anytime.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday June 12, 1912
Page 1 column 6
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          John Bullard, father of  Mrs. Harry Adams, of South Harrison street, this city, died at 11:40 o’clock Tuesday at his home in Adams township, Decatur County, of a complication of diseases, aged sixty-three years.  He is survived by nine children, all of whom are married except three who are still at home.  Mr. Bullard is also survived by his aged wife.  He was born and reared in the St. Paul vicinity and was well known in Decatur county and the southeast part of Shelby county.  He had been employed as a farm hand for some time by Raymond Leech and was making his home on one of Mr. Leech’s farms.  He had not been able to leave his house for several months and his death was not unexpected.  The funeral services will be held at the St. Paul Christian Church Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock and the interment will be made in Paul Hill cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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