Theodosia Wilhemia Bullock Meurer of St. James Missouri was born on December 4, 1927 in St. James, Missouri to William and Dosia Bullock and passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the age of 92 years.
At the young age of 10, her father passed away at the age of 50.
Theodosia was given the nickname Teddy by a girlfriend that couldn’t pronounce her name. Her many friends continue to call her Teddy.
Teddy attended school at St. James, Missouri but didn’t like school much, in particular math. Her favorite subject was probably spelling.
She attended school until her second year of high school and then left school to get a job to help her mother.
Teddy worked at Rice Stix Garment Factory in St. James, Missouri for 40 years, until it shut down. She was a very good seamstress and made special dresses for various clothing stores.
Teddy was married twice. She was married to Frank Meurer for 17 years.
She loved country music and singing karaoke. Her friends thought she sounded like Patsy Cline, her favorite song to sing was “Crazy.”
Teddy attended the first Baptist Church in St. James , Missouri and was baptized by Rev. Lanning in the Meramec River.
She enjoyed roller skating with her friend, until the day she fell on the sidewalk and broke her leg.
Teddy had a Toy Manchester for 10 years named Dandy. He slept with her and followed her everywhere she went in the house.
She enjoyed crosswords and other puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dosia Bullock; siblings, Delmar Bullock, Sylvia Bell, William “Shorty” Bullock, Johnny Bullock, Gene Bullock and infant brother, Charles Franklin Bullock.
She is survived by her sisters, Mary Ann Bullock of St. James, Missouri and Shirley Lee Prewett of Maryland Heights, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020 the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Interment was at the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.