Obituaries: Underwood; Allison

Bobbi Jo Underwood

Bobbi Jo UnderwoodJanuary 15, 1968 – September 12, 2022

Memorial service for Bobbi Underwood will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2022 at Gillette Memorial Chapel, inurnment to follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

It is with great sadness that the family of Bobbi Jo Underwood announces her passing after a tragic automobile accident, on September 12, 2022, at the age of 54.

Bobbi Jo was born to loving parents, Linda and Robert Tullis on January 15, 1968 in Steubenville, Ohio. She moved to Gillette, Wyoming with her family in 1980 when she was 12 years old. Bobbi attended Campbell County High School where she graduated in 1986.

She was blessed with her daughter, Ashley in 1993. The two were best friends and would talk on the phone every day. Ashley and Michael welcomed their son, Kade in 2012, making Bobbi the proudest Amma. She flourished in her new role and loved spending time with Kade, spoiling him, and cheering him on at his football games.

Anyone who had the privilege of knowing Bobbi Jo knew her loving and generous heart. She would help anyone she ever met, no questions asked. She loved cooking and would cook anyone she has ever met a birthday dinner.

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She was a loving mother, amma, daughter, partner, sister, aunt, and friend. She had a large family and will be missed more than words can express.

She is survived by her parents, Robert and Linda Tullis; her siblings, Shelley and Jim Martens, and Jodi Flanders; her daughter, Ashley Underwood and Michael Johnson; her grandson, Kade Johnson; her partner, David Gould; her nieces and nephews, Ryan Tullis, Courtney and Matt Oshanick, Nicole and Rex Lyon, Shyla and Colton Hutchinson, Chancey Hayden, Dyson Flanders, Taylee Flanders and Matt Stevens, Jamie Tullis, Robert and Megan Granzer, Timothy and Carissa Granzer, Jesse Granzer and Cheyenne Kersnick, along with a number of great nieces, nephews, and friends.

Bobbi Jo was preceded in death by her older sister, Kimberly Granzer; Grandparents Anna and Harry Smith, and Clara and Ralph Tullis, along with numerous aunts and uncles.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com

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Thomas Henry Allison

Thomas Henry AllisonSeptember 22, 1947 – September 9, 2022

Funeral service for Thomas H. Allison will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2022 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ernie Bishop officiating. Military honors will follow with the American Legion Post #42.  A visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. till time of service on Friday. Burial will be at a later date in Chewelah, Washington.

On Friday, September 9, 2022 Thomas Henry “Tom” Allison passed away at his home in Gillette, WY of natural causes. He was 74 years old.  Tom was born on September 22, 1947 to Jim and Nellie (Judd) Allison in Colville, Washington.  He served as a medic in the U.S. Army in 1967-1969 serving three tours in Vietnam. Tom spent his life logging in Texas, Washington, Wyoming, Louisiana, Alaska, Oregon and the east coast.  He even claimed to have logged in Arizona.  But it’s a desert, you say? Of course, it was after he logged it.  Tom spent some time in the oilfield around the Gillette area.  On December 15, 1969, Tom married Neda Weible and to that union three sons were born, Timothy, Travis and Marcus.  These boys were Tom’s pride and joy.  Tom was extremely proud of all of their accomplishments.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nellie Allison and his brother Steve Allison.

Tom is survived by his sons, Timothy (Carrie) Allison; Travis Allison and Marcus (Nicole) Allison; grandchildren, Fillie (Anthony) Gibson, Samantha Nickel, Brooke Allison, Jim Allison, Morgan Allison, Codey Miller, Maci Allison, and Westyn Allison, great-grandchildren, Cenya Gibson, Kadynce Gibson, Adam Gibson, Owen Gibson and Kashlyn Nickel and his partner of twenty years, Carol Hager; siblings, Glen Allison, Harry (Becky) Allison, Judy Armstrong, Janie Paparazzo, Helen Knight and Bob (Colleen) Allison and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial and condolences may be sent in care of the Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 W. 5th St.  Gillette, WY  82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com