Mother Julia Etta Pulley was born April 12, 1953, in New Rochelle, New York to the late William Andrew Pulley and the late Rosa Louise Boyd. Julia was the seventh child born to their union. She attended the public school system of New Rochelle, New York where she met and made many friends. Mother Pulley later attended and graduated from Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Florida, in 1975. She obtained her Associate in Science Degree in Mortuary Science. Mother Pulley had a love and a passion for the Funeral Industry. Although she did not pursue this career, God afforded her the opportunity to begin a lengthy and successful career at New York Telephone Company for 23 years. Her love and passion lived on through her daughter, Rosandrea, and recently to her grandson, Darrell. She was so proud of both of them for their accomplishments as Mortuary Science graduates. Mother Pulley loved the Lord and constantly studied his word. She was a former member of Greater Refuge Temple (COOLJC), Harlem, New York under the leadership of the late Apostle William Bonner. Mother Pulley was a great scholar of the word of God and enjoyed sharing the word with others. Her gift of teaching afforded her many opportunities to teach in the youth Sunday School class and received numerous accolades for her teaching abilities. Mother Pulley attended Bible college and trained in the Missionary field. She spent the last 18 years of her life surrounded by her daughter, son-in-law, and her beautiful grandchildren. Mother Pulley enjoyed very special trips, activities, shopping, church events, and birthday celebrations. She was the epitome of a godly woman, a mother, a grandmother, a sister, an aunt, a cousin, and a dear friend. You could find Mother Pulley at any given time, laughing, sharing, and giving unto others. She was an active member of Bread of Life Worship Center Inc. under the leadership of her son-in-law, Pastor Freeman D. McClendon. Mother Pulley would give of her time and was a great supporter of the ministry. Her legacy of love will continue in the lives of those she touched. On Wednesday, August 9, 2023, God picked a beautiful rose from His earthly garden. Surrounded by her loving family, she left peacefully with no regret. She was preceded in death by her parents, William A. Pulley and Rosa Pulley; her maternal grandparents, Adam and Victoria Johnson; her paternal grandparents, Charles Henry and Sue Lacy Pulley; her brothers, William Andrew Pulley, William Charles Pulley, and Richard A. Pulley; her sister, Victoria Lunsford; and her brother-in-law, Joe Louis Garland. Julia leaves a legacy of love with her loving and devoted daughter, Rosandrea L. Pulley-McClendon; son-in-law, Pastor Freeman D. McClendon; granddaughter, Jada R. McClendon; grandsons, Darrell A. McClendon and Travis J. McClendon; her loving and devoted siblings, Lola Ayers (Robert), Rosemarie Garland and Ronald T. Pulley (Lisa); god children, Cheray, Ronald II and Renil Pulley; sister-in-law, Lynn Pulley; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends: special adopted grandchildren, Freeman D. McClendon (Justine) and family; Jahyra Thomas, Simeon Roberts, Zuri Roberts, Yashima Milton, and Asia Milton; like a son, Michael L. Harrison; and a special caregiver and friend, Rhonda Lacarno.