Bobbye T. Slusher

Bobbye Ruth Temple Slusher, formerly of Cunningham, Texas died Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at the Wood Funeral Home, Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm under the direction of Wood Funeral Home.  Interment will be at the Cunningham Cemetery in Cunningham, Texas.

Bobbye was born September 20, 1927 to Leslie and Olga Temple in Pattonville, Texas.  She married Clyde Slusher July 14, 1948 in Cunningham, Texas.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of fifty two years and three sisters, Vleta Swaim, Margie Ball and Donna Hulett.

She attended East Texas State University; she was a member of Theta Epsilon Sorority in Burkburnett, Texas and retired after thirty years of Civil Service at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.  She was a member of the Burkburnett Church of Christ.

She is survived by four children, daughter Stephanie and husband E.C. McLaughlin of Burkburnett, Texas, son Steve Slusher of Farmers Branch, son Jackie Slusher and wife, Jackie of Wichita Falls, Tx,  daughter Janet and husband, Jackson Smith of Mansfield, Texas, eleven grandchildren, Taylor Slusher, Tim Slusher, Tori Slusher, T.J. Slusher, Keri Slusher, Kasey Hyde, Shane McLaughlin, Josh Ward, Lesa Kirkland, Jonathen Milstead and A.J. Smith,  brother, Dennis Temple; eleven great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Wood Funeral Home in Deport, Texas.  Condolences made be made to


  1. Meri & Audrey says:

    We are thinking of you Janet and sending prayers your way. Take care of yourself and know we are here if you need us.

    • Janet says:

      You ladies are the greatest and I am so fortunate to have friends like you. Thank you from my family but most of all from me. (Just an FYI, my mother would love you guys!)

  2. Kimo Finney says:

    I am sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I know the pain of losing a Mother and that will be replaced with nothing but good memories. Take care.

    • Janet says:

      Kimo!! I was stunned when I saw your name! You were and obviously still are the sweetest guy. Thank you for thinking of me and taking the time to soothe my pain. You made my day!

  3. Betty Rutherford says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose your mother. If there’s anything I can do for you or your family, please let me know.

    • Janet says:


      Thank you so much for the plant(beautiful!) and your comforting words, here and on FB. It means so much to have good, close friends all the time but no more so than at times like these. Thank you, friend.

  4. Sue Gibson says:

    Stephanie, Janet, Jackie, and Steve, I am so sorry about your Mom. I wish I could be there with you, just know how much I love you and how much you mean to me.
    Suzie Gibson
    Deer Park, TX

    • Janet says:


      Thank you so much! You are so loving and kind. It means so much to be able to share something like this and gain comfort and strength from the sharing. We all are grateful to you for your support and prayers.

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