Patricia Bullard Lehrling (83)

Longview, Texas
Birth: April 4, 1940
Death: March 10, 2024

Patricia Bullard Lehrling passed away on Sunday, March 10th, 2024. Born on April 4th, 1940, in Cleveland, Oklahoma, Mrs. Lehrling spent most of her life in Illinois. She attended public schools in Illinois, Lockyear’s Business College in Indiana, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

Mrs. Lehrling taught for many years in the Kankakee, Illinois, area. She was among the first faculty to teach at the Kankakee Area Career Center in Bourbonnais, Illinois, and retired from Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, Illinois, in 2000. After retiring and moving to Longview, Texas, she enjoyed volunteering for many years at the East Texas Literacy Council and the Longview Community Ministries. She was a member of Winterfield United Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband George Lehrling, her parents, Eppsie and Blanche Bullard, five sisters, two brothers, and a nephew.

Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Following Mrs. Lehrling’s wishes, there are no end-of-life services. A graveside service will at a later date in Oak Grove Cemetery, Grayville, Illinois.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville, Illinois, is assisting the family.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: Graveside service to be determined at a later date
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Grayville, Illinois

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