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Mrs. Hattie Wells (Hicks) Bullock, 94, formerly of Manson, Warren County, North Carolina died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Hannah’s Heart Assisted Living of Clinton, MD.

She traded her earthly home for a heavenly one.  Born on April 1, 1923, in Warren County, NC, to the late Alexander Hicks and Annie Plummer Hicks.

Hattie Bullock was steadfast in her faith, devoted to her family, faithful to her church, loyal to her friends, and captivated by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Hattie was educated in the Warren County public school system.  She never worked outside the home but partnered with her husband, the late Robert A. Bullock, in the running of a family farm and raising their five children.  She served as a homemaker and stay at home mom.  Hattie was a member of the Manson Baptist Church for most of her life and served as the Church Clerk.  Later, she joined the First Baptist Church of Soul City where she was the church mother.

She is predeceased by her husband, Robert Arthur Bullock; two brothers – Robert Hicks and Austin Hicks; and one sister Lottie Hicks.

Hattie is survived by her five children, Arthur A. Bullock (wife Elizabeth) of Elizabethtown, NC; Gwendolyn B. Phillips of Waldorf, MD; Elaine B. Donatto of Clinton, MD; Annie B. Augustin (husband Claudy) of Egg Harbor Township, NJ; and Dorothy B. Fields (husband Charlie) of Clinton, MD; seven grandchildren Natasha Cromartie (husband William), Barry Dodson, Nigel  Clark, Ashleigh Phillips, Miles Clark, Diarra Fields and Tavion Graham; five great grandchildren  Latavia Bullock, Ariel Cromartie, Braylon Cromartie, Cali Dodson, and Ace Dodson; one brother-in-law, George Bullock; one sister-in-law, Orena Bullock; and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.   Special recognition and thanks are extended to the Hicks cousins and numerous other friends who provided assistance and care to Hattie before she relocated to the DC suburban area.

Hattie Bullock left an indelible mark on the lives of her children and those who loved her.  She will be missed.

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