Susan (Sue) Cobb Bullock Huggins
Susan (Sue) Cobb Bullock Huggins, 89, died Friday October 2, 2020 at her home after a lengthy battle with failing eyesight and other health problems.
Born near Bullock on September 12, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John (Jack) Watkins Bullock and Susan (Susie) Pittard Bullock. She was the wife of the late Herbert (Herb) Everett Huggins.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Sally Ann Bullock Bullock.
A graduate of Peace College, Sue held B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For a number of years she taught high school English in the North Carolina public schools, and she worked for a publishing company in Richmond and for one in Raleigh. In her later years she was a part time English instructor at Vance-Granville Community College, and she served as a librarian and relief postmaster at Stovall. From 1986 to 1990 she wrote the column “Bittersweet” for the Oxford Public Ledger.
Sue was a member of Oxford Presbyterian Church. Prior to its closing in 2000, she was one of the final five members of Grassy Creek Presbyterian Church at Stovall, where she served as an elder.
She was a member of the Saturday Book Club and a former member of the Sir Walter Raleigh Chapter of the Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century and of the Sassafras Sassies Red Hat Society of Stovall.
A private family graveside service will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Stovall Memorial Cemetery officiated by the Reverend Alan Koeneke. The family will receive friends at the home, 4138 J.G. Morton Rd. Bullock, NC at various times. You may access the funeral service by clicking on the following link:
Funeral Service: https://vimeo.com/464505201
Surviving are her daughter, Ann Cobb Huggins; son-in-law, James Bradford (Brad) Jackson; two grandsons, James Everett (Rett) Jackson and Nicholas (Nick) Cobb Jackson, all of Bullock; five nieces and nephews, Harriett B. Phillips and her husband Todd of Concord, John M. Bullock and his wife Patty of High Point, James R. Bullock of Charlotte, Stephen B. Bullock and his wife Andrea of Salisbury, and Susan B. Brittain and her husband Michael of Cary; eleven great-nieces and nephews, McLeod K. Phillips and his wife Anne, Jack B. Phillips, Phillip W. Bullock and his wife Sara Grace, Andrew G.Bullock, Paul M. Bullock, Anna Blair Bullock, Thomas E. Bullock, Katie E. Bullock, Laura L. Bullock, Emily A. Brittain and Jonathan D. Brittain; her brother-in-law, Malcolm McLeod Bullock and his wife Peggy of Salisbury; her first cousins J. David Gillespie, Elizabeth E. Morgan and Panthea B. Daniel; relatives, friends and helpers, Carole F. Jackson, Marcella H. Bullock, Allene T. Morton, Angelina C. Cromer and Robert H. Huggins Jr.; her sister-in-law Jean H. Senter of Raleigh; her late husband’s nephews and nieces; and many cherished cousins and friends.
Sue was grateful to the members and friends of Oxford Presbyterian Church for their care and concern over the years, to those who drove for her when she could no longer drive for herself, including the late Wesley Jones, Angie Miles, David Bova, Vickie Henderson, and Bessie Royster, who also provided care and companionship; to Jayne Coats for the use of the reading enlargement device that had belonged to her father; to Mark Pace of the Granville County Library System; and to the State Library for the Blind for providing books on tape.
The family also expresses appreciation to Toney Rest Home, the 3rd Medical Nursing Team at Granville Medical Center and Kindred Hospice.
The omission of flowers is requested. Memorial donations may be made to Oxford Presbyterian Church or the charity of one’s choice.