The Washington Times-Herald

November 26, 2012

Eleanor ‘Jeanette’ Bullock

Nov. 16, 1926 - Nov. 26, 2012

Washington Times-Herald

CANNELBURG — Eleanor “Jeanette” Bullock, 86, passed away peacefully Monday at her home with her family by her side. Jeanette was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Daviess County, to Alton and Evelyn (White) Showalter. She married Robert C. Bullock April 7, 1944. They were married 68 years and raised six children. Jeanette was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, All Saints Altar Society and Daughters of Isabella. She also enjoyed gardening and canning. Jeanette is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Bullock; six children, Gary (Phyllis) Bullock of Cannelburg, Nancy Gehl of California, Charlene (Jim) Meyers of Ohio, Philip (Sylvia) of Jasper, Sharon (John Warner) McCord of Florida, and Donna (Dan) Watson of California; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; siblings, Rosemary (Louis) Healy of Kokomo, Kenny Showalter of Illinois, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn (Carl) Ramsey; her father, Alton (Frances) Showalters; sisters, Mildred Niblack, Helen Heffernan, Thelma Strange, Marguerite Bateman and Eldena Collinsworth; and brothers, Roscoe Showalter, Charles Showalter, Buck Garner and Ed Garner. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at All Saints Catholic Church in Cannelburg, with Revs. James Koressel and Joseph Erbacher as co-celebrants. Burial will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Montgomery. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary at 3 p.m., at the church. Preferred memorial donations are to Daughters of Isabella, P.O. Box 10, Montgomery, IN 47558 or to Southern Care Hospice, 1251C Hwy. 41 North, Evansville, IN 47725. Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Condolences may be sent online at