He was a retired Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he taught for fifteen years. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a half-sister, Daisy Joynell Gulledge; grandparents, Bloom Thomas Armstrong (Hattie S.) and Ed F. Gulledge (Nora A.); great grandparents, Cullen and Rhoda A. Altman and Robert Henry Gulledge (Susana Rebecca). Dr. Gulledge hobbies included reading, playing bridge and chess, bowling and racket ball.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen Shermane Orndorf Gulledge of Monticello; one sister, Yutana Lofton of Sandersville, MS; nieces and nephews, Lonnie and Vanessa Duckworth, Michael and Joyce Diane Mayberry, Barbara F. Stockton and Brenda Joy Walker; ten great nieces and nephews; and twenty-seven great-great nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside service at a later date at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery in Collins, MS. You can sign his guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.