Bobbie Lou Tyler

Graveside service for Bobbie Lou Tyler, 60, of Exeter was held on Sept. 14 at the Exeter Cemetery. She died on Sept. 10 after a yearlong battle with Cancer at her home in Exeter.

She was born in Mena, Ark. to Francis and Beulah Gammill on Feb. 11, 1944. She married Ken Tyler in Nevada on March 19, 1983. She had worked most of her life in various packinghouses around Tulare County as well as working at California Pretzel for several years. In 1992 she was co-owner of the Corner Bar in Exeter until 1997. She was loved and respected by her patrons, family and friends.

She is preceded in death by one brother, Dean Gammill of San Jose and stepdaughter, Karen Beasley and a baby granddaughter. She is survived by her husband, Ken Tyler of Exeter; children, Nita Willbanks of Exeter, Jerry Ledbetter of Grass Valley, Danny Ledbetter of Woodville, Kathy Ortiz of Tranquility, Kenneth Tyler Jr. of Arkansas; one brother, Dean Gammill of San Jose; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilychapel.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel of Exeter.

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