Barbara Mae “Shorty” Bullock, age 82, of Penn Yan, N.Y. passed away at home Tuesday, (August 29, 2017) surrounded by her family.
Friends and family may call from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, (September 1, 2017) at the Townsend Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan. Memorial contributions may be made in Shorty’s memory to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Barbara was born in Penn Yan on February 2, 1935, the daughter of the late, Russell and Ella Mae (Burnside) Snyder. She was a teacher’s aide for many years at the Penn Yan Elementary School. She enjoyed traveling, sewing and quilting. Shorty was a loving and devoted mother and her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Shorty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Susan and Murray Henry of Canandaigua, N.Y.; grandchildren Tiffany (Jeremiah) Jimerson of Charleston, S.C., Zach (Stacie Youngs) Milroy of Penn Yan, and Robert (Claudia) Milroy of Penn Yan; step granddaughter Dixie (Steven Kopecky) Henry of Baltimore, Md.; six great grandchildren Jagger, Jedi, and Penelope Jimerson, Jameson Milroy, Jordon Youngs, and Marshall Milroy and Madeline Kopecky; sister-in-law, June Snyder of Penn Yan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Paul Bullock in 1996; son, Terry Bullock in 1976; and brother, Merwin Snyder.