Nell Thomas Bulluck of Kill Devil Hills, Oct. 7

By on October 12, 2017

Nell Thomas Bulluck of Kill Devil Hills and previously Rocky Mount, NC, age 89, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2017. Nell is predeceased by her husband Ashley E. Bulluck, Jr. and son, Ashley E. Bulluck III (Rusty). She was born in Rocky Mount, NC, daughter of Robert Vernon and Goldie Grady Thomas on July 6, 1928.

Nell was a loving spouse and nurturing mother. She was a fabulous cook, remembered by her children for her fantastic Thanksgiving feasts, an accomplished seamstrist and in later years an enthusiastic and prolific artist.

Nell is survived by a son, Daniel (Nancy) Bulluck and daughters, Teresa (Kevin) Bradshaw and Mary Ruth Beaumont and 8 grandchildren, John A. Bulluck, Anna B. Landewe, Ashley E. Bulluck IV, Casey B. Collins, Whitney B. Norko, Alex Bradshaw, Christopher Sanborn and Zachary Sanborn. She was also blessed with 4 great-grandchildren.


There will be a memorial service to celebrate her life on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 10:30 am at Twiford Colony Chapel, 500 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC. A luncheon will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests friends consider a donation to either “F.A.C.E.S. – Finding a Cure For Epilepsy and Seizures” ( or a charity of your choice.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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