Laura Esterlene Bulin
2/21/1918 - 10/4/2019
Mrs. Laura Esterlene Bulin, 101, went home to be with her Lord and
Savior Jesus Christ on October 4, 2019.
Services will be
11:00 am Thursday October 10, 2019 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation will be 10:00 am till service time. Burial will be at Waco
She was born
February 21, 1918 in Freestone County, Texas to Willard and Eliza
(Evans) Ellis. She attended school in Donie, Texas where she
graduated in 1937. After graduation, she moved to Waco, Texas and
began working as a seamstress for manufacturing companies.
She married Ellis
Bulin on December 19, 1942 and was a homemaker for many years and an
accomplished seamstress and quilter. They moved to Bellmead, Texas in
1952 and lived there until their retirement in 1984.
Esterlene moved to
Troup, Texas in 1984 after the passing of her beloved husband and
spent many years enjoying her daughters, grandchildren, and church
family, and keeping busy with her hobbies of gardening, sewing, and
Esterlene is known
to her grandchildren and many others as Meme. She adored her
grandchildren and great-grandchildren spending as much time as
possible with them. She always said that no one enjoyed their
grandchildren as much as she did.
preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Eliza Ellis; her
husband, Ellis Bulin; 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
by her daughters, Trudy Watson and Gail White and husband David; her
grandchildren, Scott Medearis and wife Sarah of Pasadena, Texas,
Ginger Deck and husband Kenneth of Tarkington, Texas and Denise Hazen
and husband Timothy of Sidney, Montana; her great-grandchildren, Trae
Deck, Natalie Deck, Ellis Hazen, Corbin Hazen and Pierce Hazen; one
sister, Nelle Bulin; and Many Nieces, Nephews and Friends.