Fannie Mae Pulliam - February 09, 2012
Fannie Mae Pulliam was born to Fred and Florence (Breeden) Guthrie in Amagon, Ark. on Feb. 20, 1918. The family moved to the Balch, Ark. area when Fannie was very young.
Fannie married Loyd George Pulliam, in Balch, Ark., June 26, 1936. They lived and farmed at Balch until 1988 when they moved to China, Texas, to be near their son, Maurice, and daughter-in-law, Mildred, after Loyd became ill. They lived there until Loyd’s death in 1990 at which time Fannie moved to Imperial, Neb. to be with her daughter, Genindle, and son-in-law, Bill Lewis. She lived in Imperial until September, 2006, when she moved to the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman, Neb. where she resided until her death.
Fannie was a homemaker and helper to her husband’s farming.
She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and loved to cook for people and really enjoyed cooking for her family and anyone in the community who needed food.
Fannie passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman, Neb. She was 93 years of age.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loyd; son, Maurice; brothers, Eugene, Edward, Howard, Hubert, Roy, Loyd, Floyd and Lester Guthrie; sisters, Mildred Guthrie, Ruth Thornton and Lois Sutherland.
She is survived by daughter, Genindle Lewis and husband, Bill; daughter-in-law, Mildred Pulliam; five grandchildren, Dalene (Lewis) Rogers and husband, Bob, of Wray. Colo., Doug Lewis of Littleton, Colo., Jeff Lewis and wife, Angela, of Imperial, Neb., Trina (Pulliam) Bivens of Nederland, Texas and Tony Pulliam and wife, Mary, of Vidor, Texas; 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Fannie Pulliam were held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, 10 a.m. (CT) at the Amagon, Ark. Midway Church of Christ with Llano Robinson, David Howard and grandson, Tony Pulliam, officiating.
Interment followed at the Balch Cemetery, Balch, Ark.
A memorial has been established in Fannie’s name.
Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.