Mrs. Stella Mae (Bullock) Coggins-Fuller, resident of Wynne, Arkansas, formerly of Cherry Valley, departed this life on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at River Ridge Rehabilitation and Care Center in Wynne at the age of 88. Stella was born in Cherry Valley on October 1, 1932, the daughter of Jesse Hubert and Betty Francis (Phillips) Bullock.
Stella was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal and Anixter, both in Illinois, prior to her retirement. She was a member of Cherry Valley Baptist Church where she assisted with Vacation Bible School. Stella was a member of the Eagle’s Auxiliary in Rock Falls, Illinois for more than 30 years, and enjoyed attending events at the Wynne and Patterson Senior Citizens Centers. She also greatly enjoyed dancing.
Stella was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle Fuller; her parents; a daughter, Susie Fuller; four brothers, Thomas Levi, Marshall Fagan, Roy Harlan, and Billy Roy Bullock; a sister, Veda Fay Pratt; a grandson, Karl A. Wright; her companion, Lonnie Drummond; and the father of her children, Marvin Coggins.
She is survived by seven children, Betty Polly Coggins of Wynne, John E. Coggins of Wynne, Diana L. Brumbly of Billings, Montana, James Bullock of Davenport, Iowa, Thomas Fuller and wife, Deana, of Port Byron, Illinois, Kathy Fox of Florida, and Annette Brown and husband, Timothy, of Illinois; two sisters, Vera Francis Suhl of Cherry Valley, and Edith Earlene Pearson and husband, Dan, of Rock Island, Illinois; twelve grandchildren, Jessica, Cody, Colton, Kali Sue, Heather, Zack, Kelsey, Evan, Jim Jr., Chad, Nichol, and Daniella, four great-grandchildren, Katlin, Paul, Brittany, Opal, and Juniper; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021, in the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Wynne with Bro. Glenn Nicholson officiating. Interment will follow in Tyer Cemetery near Cherry Valley.
Friends may visit at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to service time.
Donations may be made to Cherry Valley Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Arrangements by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne.
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