Bobbie Tyler Williams was born November 28, 1933 to Lloyd and Ruth Tyler of Little Rock,, Ark. Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Ruth Tyler; brother, Lloyd Tyler Jr.; sister, Gladys McClain; and son, Kenneth Wayne Smith.
She accepted Christ at an early age with the Collins Temple Baptist Church, under Rev. Nichols. Later in life she joined First Baptist Church under the leadership Reverend O.V. Harrison. As a member of First Baptist, she served on the senior usher board and later became a mother of the church.
Bobbie attended the Dunbar High School in Little Rock, Ark.
After high school, Bobbie entered the workforce at Winburn Tile Manufacturing Company, where she was employed for 42 years. To stay busy in retirement, Bobbie took a job at Walmart, where she worked for 15 years.
Bobbie united in holy matrimony to Leroy Williams. Bobbie was the mother of six children.
She is survived by five children, Linda J. Williams, Gail D. Allen, Ronnie (Rose) Williams, Darby Williams, and Tammy Gilbert; sister, Margaret Robinson of Detroit, Mich.; grandchildren, Chad Williams, Timothy Williams, Camille Allen, R.J. Williams, Rashawnda McDaniels, Tanjie Williams, Porchia Williams, Kyi Marbley, Darrin Williams, Darby Williams Jr. , Silathian Williams, Ashely Thomas, and Gregory Williams.
Walk-through visitation Friday, March 24, 2023, 1-5 p.m., Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester Street, Little Rock. Funeral service Saturday, March 25, 2023, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, 901 Calhoun Street, Little Rock.