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Joie Loretta Helton Bullock, 87

On Monday, January 7, 2019, Joie Loretta Helton Bullock, went to be with The Lord at age 87.

Joie was born August 22, 1931 in Evarts, Kentucky to Glen Drefus Helton and Lela Peace Helton. She moved to Toledo where she met her husband, Clyde Bullock, Jr. and raised one son, Clyde (Pete) Eugene Bullock, and one daughter, Pamela Irene Bullock Seay. Later she moved to Piqua, Ohio to raise her family and then to Lake City, Tennessee, now Rocky Top.

Joie enjoyed attending church, crocheting, camping, writing to pen friends around the world, crosswords and spending time with her loved ones.

She is proceeded in death by her parents Glen and Lela, brothers, Eugene, Glen Jr., Virgil, Raymond, Harold, and sisters, Doris and Orilla. She is survived by her husband, Clyde and her two children, Pete (Mary Ann) and Pam (Robert), four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren, brothers, Kenneth (Pam) and Donald (Linda), sister, Dessie Kanniard (Harold), and numerous nieces and nephews.

After a service at Holley Gamble Funeral Home she was interred at Leach Cemetery in Rocky Top.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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