Jacqueline “Jackie” Hyer Leavitt Bullock passed away Nov. 12, 2019, at the age of 91, as the result of a brain hemorrhage. Mrs. Bullock was born in Houston, Mo., to Pearl Prentiss McCaskill Leavitt and Roscoe Bliss Leavitt on Oct. 2, 1928.
She graduated from Houston High School in 1946, and received her bachelor’s degree in music from Drury College in 1950. She taught choral music in Iberia, Elvins, Viburnum, Houston and Dora.
As choral director at Houston High School from 1972 to 1981, her choirs, ensembles and soloists received numerous honors and awards. Mrs. Bullock was a member and choir director for many years at the United Methodist Church in Houston. For the last several years she resided at Rolla Health and Rehabilitation in Rolla.
She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Muriel Noreen Leavitt McColgin and daughter Christie Lee Bullock.
She is survived by her son, Richard Leavitt Bullock, daughter Denise Muriel Bullock and two grandsons.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfh.com.
A memorial service will be held later. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. She will be inurned at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Houston, Mo.