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JoAnn Bullard

July 12, 1936 — April 15, 2024


JoAnn Bullard

JoAnn Bullard, peacefully passed away on April 15, 2024, in Longview, Texas. She was born on July 12, 1936, in Vernon, Texas to W.D. and Margaret (Searcy) Crabtree.

JoAnn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. JoAnn selflessly donated her kidney to her sister allowing her sister another 17 years of life. JoAnn was a member of First Assembly of God in Longview for many years. She loved her kids, grandkids, and extended family more than anything. JoAnn's personality was described as one where everything she desired could simply manifest at the snap of her fingers.

JoAnn is survived by her beloved daughter, Kim White of Gilmer; grandchildren, Michael Bullard, Kristin Flick, Devin White, and Valerie Duraso; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby Gene Bullard; son, Bobby Joe Bullard; brother, Ranal Keith Crabtree and sister, Peggy Rotan Duke.

A graveside service will be held at Rosewood Park Cemetery in Longview, Tx starting at 11AM on Thursday, April 18, 2024, with Devin White officiating. Visitation will be the day prior on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 5-7PM at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.
Memorial contributions can be made to East Texas Alzheimer's 3122 Nealy Way Suite #203 Longview, Tx 75605 or to Marshall Hospice 111E. Burleson St. Marshall, Tx 75670.

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Past Services


Wednesday, April 17, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

Croley Funeral Home - Gilmer

305 W Harrison St, Gilmer, TX 75644

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Graveside Service

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central (no DST) time)

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