Mary Inez Bullard Faircloth, age 86 of Autryville, NC passed away in her home in Southport, NC on Thursday December 14, 2017. She was born May 29th, 1931 in Fayetteville, NC to Mary Jackson Paul and Henry Paul.

Inez owned and operated Bullards family salon in Autryville, NC for numerous years. She enjoyed working in her yard and watching the flowers grow. She liked to fish and travel and most of all, spending time with her family. Most recently she spent her days at the Southport Senior Center. She made many friends and memories there. Over the last 2 years she formed an unbreakable bond with her caregiver Linda Sobieski. The family cannot thank her enough for all she has done.

Inez is survived by her 2 children Henry Bullard of Dallas, Tx and Lawanda Bullington of Southport, NC, her Grandson Chris Hall and wife Katie of Wilmington, NC, her brother Henry Paul and wife Louise of Fayetteville, and a sister in law Ingrid Paul of Fayetteville, NC.
She was preceded in death by her first husband Leslie "Tink" Bullard and her second husband M.D. Faircloth.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Monday, December 18, 2017 at Butler Funeral Home Chapel, officiating will be Rev. Ricky Spell. Burial will follow at Autryville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00pm to 2:00pm Monday at the funeral home prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Brunswick Senior Resources Incorporated at 1513 North Howe St Suite 1 Southport, NC 28461.

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro, NC.