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Effie Louise Altom Bullock, 94, of North Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, August 3. She was the youngest of 8 and was born June 11, 1917 in Hickory Flat, Arkansas to John Alex Altom and Valula Day Pearson. She married J. R. Bullock on April 2, 1944.
She retired from JC Penneyâ€™s as a sales associate after 10 years. She loved to read and her hobbies were sewing, arts and crafts, painting and quilting. She was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church in Benton and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Pangburn Chapter No. 502.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband J.R.; son-in-law, Cliff Creasy; brothers, Herman Ray, James Henry, and Cloyd Franklin; sisters, Pearl Altom, Martie Elizabeth Ferguson, and Sedalia Altom; and several nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her daughter, Penny Creasy of North Little Rock; nephews Austin Altom of Nevada; Coy Altom of Kansas, Rowan Wicker, Navone Staggs, Bud Altom, Judie Gallagher, Derral Altom, Donald Altom, Pat Warren, Doug Altom, Jean Cargal and Mike Altom, all of Oklahoma, along with numerous great, great-great- and great-great-great nephews and nieces.
Memorials may be made to CARE for Animals, 5516 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, Arkansas 72207 ( HYPERLINK "http://www.careforanimals.org" www.careforanimals.org) or Arkansas Hospice, 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main, 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at HYPERLINK "http://www.nlrfh.com" www.nlrfh.com.