Obituary for Sally Wampler

Sally Wampler in the early 2000s, painting Razorbacks on faces at one of the baseball games.

Sally Woodhouse Wampler, who performed in the Northwest Arkansas Gridiron Show from 1985 to 1989, died August 1, 2018, at Willard Walker Hospice House. She was 84. Sally was born October 18, 1933, the daughter of Carl and Yolande Woodhouse in Long Beach, California.

One of her best sketches in the Gridiron Show involved an all-female barbershop quartet singing about Dickson Street and changes coming to it.

While studying journalism at the University of Arkansas, Sally was one of the co-founders of a student magazine called DarkHorse. Sally was a member of the Fayetteville Farmers Market as a face painter and an official University of Arkansas Razorback face painter at all Razorback games for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Tom Wampler, whom she married in 1954; and grandson, James McGill. Sally was survived by daughters Kathleen McGill of Elkins and Wendy Collier of Kingston; sons Mike Wampler of Gig Harbor, Washington; Thomas Wampler of Centerton; JT Wampler of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jason McGill, Amy Bryant, Tiffany Villines, Robbie Collier, Lois Wampler, Ryan Wampler, Dawn Hughes, Thomas Lee Wampler, Ashley Wampler-Hollingsworth, Alora Wampler, Oren Wampler, Lulamae Wampler, 25 great-grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends.