Shirley Gail Bullard, 71, of Merkel passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020. She was born July 15, 1948 in Richmond, California to Roland and Minnie Powers. They moved to Winters in 1958. She graduated from Winters High School and attended Cisco Junior College in Abilene. She was a secretary and a Baptist.


She was preceded in death by her brother, Randy Powers; and sisters, Ann Moss and Verna Lee Stephens.


She is survived by her husband, Bill Bullard of Merkel; son, Charles Brewer and wife Tina of Hawley; three sisters: Wanda Farris of Arlington, Linda Oats of Winters, and Rita Rimer of Clyde; four brothers: Billy Powers of May, James Powers of Abilene, Johnny Powers of Salado, and Harold Powers of Brownwood; two granddaughters: Amanda Rice of Lemoore, California and Jennifer Smith of China Spring; as well as four great-grandchildren.


A private service was held.