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Jerry C. Wallis

February 8, 1952 October 22, 2019
Jerry C. Wallis
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Jerry Calvin Wallis, 67-year-old Vinita resident, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at St. Francis Medical Center in Tulsa. He was born on February 8, 1952 in Gassville, Arkansas to Joe and Allie (Douglas) Wallis. Jerry graduated from Ketchum High School in 1970. He worked many years as an installer for the Vinita Glass Company. Jerry loved to hunt and fish, and had been crowned the Oklahoma State Turkey Calling Champion. He also enjoyed watching football and racing of all kinds.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Dennis Wallis in 1988 and a sister, Patsy Young.
The family includes: his daughter, Charly Potts and husband Brady of Adair; grandchildren, Kendall Thompson of Vinita, Blaise and Zoey Potts of Adair; his siblings, Lavon Sharp of Spavinaw, Joe Wallis and wife Sam of Rolla, MO, Paul Wallis and wife Janis of Pineville, MO, Jim Wallis and wife Sue of Vinita, Bob Wallis and wife Carol of Vinita, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Adair Baptist Church, with Pastor Sam Wilson officiating. Online condolences may be made at or on the funeral home Facebook page. Arrangements are under the care of the Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral and Cremation Service of Vinita.

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2:00 PM 11/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Adair

201 S Hall
Adair, Oklahoma 74330

First Baptist Church of Adair
201 S Hall Adair 74330 Oklahoma
United States

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