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Bobbie Sallis

June 18, 1950October 10, 2021
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Bobbie Sue Huston Sallis was born on June 18th, 1950, in Waldron, Arkansas to Joe Bob Huston and Patty Jacobsen Huston. She peacefully arrived in heaven on October 10, 2021, where she was united with her faithful husband, her loving parents, and most Importantly her Savior. As a child she attended Calvary Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church, both in Fort Smith. In the early ‘70s, she and her husband joined Oak Cliff Baptist Church, where they faithfully served for more than 40 years. A graduate of Northside High School ('68), and Westark Community College ('70), she had every reason to take pride in her work as a legal secretary in Fort Smith for almost 30 years. She is preceded in death by her parents; her first and forever love, her husband, Tom Sallis; and her faithful companion, Mae Westie. She is survived by her daughter, Jessica Sallis of Rogers, AR; her son and daughter-in-law, Jordan and Valerie Farris Sallis of Bentonville, AR; her aunt, June Huston Davenport, of Fort Smith, AR; her sister, Karen Huston Taylor of Little Rock, AR; and a multitude of cousins, in-laws, nephews and nieces. The family also gratefully acknowledges the kind care provided by her aide Dusti Williams during Bobbie's illness. Visitation for family and friends will be in Fort Smith at Edwards Funeral Home Thursday, October 14, 5:30 pm.-7:00 pm. The funeral will be at Oak Cliff Baptist Church, 3701 South Gary, also in Fort Smith, on Friday, October 15, at 2:00 pm, with burial at Oak Cemetery immediately following. The family asks that visitors wear masks at the visitation and the funeral. Pallbearers will be Nathan Binder, Troy Douglas, Daniel Hinkle, Randall Hinton, Jason Kientz, and Jared Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Blake Almond, Darrell Hamilton, and Dr. John Kientz. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the ALS Association of Arkansas at 1200 W. Walnut St #2406-08, Rogers, AR, 72756; or to The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 14, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 15, 2021

Memories

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Jean Werschem

October 15, 2021

Bobbi was a true friend & encourager to me during my time in the body of Christ at Oak Cliff Baptist Church. Praying for the family & friends during this time of celebration of a life lived for Christ!

Rochella Covey

October 14, 2021

I will always remember her kind smile and hearty laugh. She put up with a lot of our escapades in the youth group! Sending love and prayers to the whole family. 💗 Rochella

Jim Kolettis

October 14, 2021

May Her Memory Be Eternal Our Sister In Christ To Be Deemed Happy and Ever To Be Remembered.

Jan Skinner

October 13, 2021

Bobbie and I worked together at Johnson, Spears, and Wahl for several years. She taught me more than anyone else could ever have taught me. She was smart, smart, smart! But above and beyond anything else, she was a dedicated wife, mother and believer in her savior. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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Biography

Bobbie Sue Huston Sallis was born on June 18th, 1950, in Waldron, Arkansas to Joe
Bob Huston and Patty Jacobsen Huston. She peacefully arrived in heaven on October
10, 2021, where she was united with her faithful husband, her loving parents, and most
Importantly her Savior.
As a child she attended Calvary Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church, both in
Fort Smith. In the early ‘70s, she and her husband joined Oak Cliff Baptist Church,
where they faithfully served for more than 40 years.
A graduate of Northside High School ('68), and Westark Community College ('70), she
had every reason to take pride in her work as a legal secretary in Fort Smith for almost
30 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her first and forever love, her husband, Tom
Sallis; and her faithful companion, Mae Westie. She is survived by her daughter,
Jessica Sallis of Rogers, AR; her son and daughter-in-law, Jordan and Valerie Farris
Sallis of Bentonville, AR; her aunt, June Huston Davenport, of Fort Smith, AR; her
sister, Karen Huston Taylor of Little Rock, AR; and a multitude of cousins, in-laws,
nephews and nieces. The family also gratefully acknowledges the kind care provided by
her aide Dusti Williams during Bobbie's illness.
Visitation for family and friends will be in Fort Smith at Edwards Funeral Home
Thursday, October 14, 5:30 pm.-7:00 pm. The funeral will be at Oak Cliff Baptist Church, 3701
South Gary, also in Fort Smith, on Friday, October 15, at 2:00 pm, with burial at Oak
Cemetery immediately following. The family asks that visitors wear masks at the
visitation and the funeral. Pallbearers will be Nathan Binder, Troy Douglas, Daniel
Hinkle, Randall Hinton, Jason Kientz, and Jared Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Blake
Almond, Darrell Hamilton, and Dr. John Kientz.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the ALS Association of Arkansas at 1200 W.
Walnut St #2406-08, Rogers, AR, 72756; or to The Gideons International Processing
Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.