|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1932|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2005|
The Rev. Boyd R. Allen, 72, of Russellville, Arkansas went to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 7, 2005, in Branch, Arkansas. He was born December 28, 1932, in Charleston, Arkansas. He was a graduate of The California Bible Institute and Charleston High School, a member of Mount View Freewill Baptist Church, former pastor of five Freewill Baptist churches, founder of Ozark Freewill Baptist Church, a former pastor in Yorkstown near Star City and Mount View Freewill Baptist Church, a former postal worker and USDA poultry inspector, served eight years in the Air Force and was a Korean confilct veteran. He enjoyed fishing, playing pool, ping pong, the waterslide in Branson, Missouri and studying the Bible.
He is survived by his wife; four daughters; one son; two stepdaughters; two sisters; four brothers; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren and special buddy, "Taco." He was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Sue Bassham Allen, and by his parents. Thomas and Mildred Allen.
Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Chapel in Lavaca. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount View Freewill Baptist Church north of Charleston with interment at Mount Hope Cemetery north of Charleston.
Pallbearers were his grandsons. Memorials may be sent to Mount View Freewill Baptist Church in Charleston. Arrangements were under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel of Lavaca.
Information was contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman if you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information supplied by Find A Grave Contributor, Linda Creamer Furr #46775004.
Survivors: 4 daughters, Pamela Pennington of Clairmore OK, Karen Webb(Tim)of El Dorado, AR, Rebecca Ivy(Michael) of Lowell, AR and Kristie Deeds of Charleston, Ar Son: Thomas Ray Allen(Janet) of Ft. Smith, AR
I am his daughter Karen
Thomas Euel Allen (1908 - 1990)
Virginia Sue Basham Allen (1932 - 1974)*
Thomas Ray Allen (1963 - 2013)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Mar 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13728651
Love you Dad and miss you every day.|
Added: Jul. 12, 2011
Boyd Ray was my grandpa i miss the good times with him game after game of uno and chopping wood he was honest man who always had an answer if you had the question he is truly missed i love u grandpa|
Added: Jul. 8, 2011
Daddy, we miss you everyday. I love YOU|
Added: Jul. 7, 2011
|There are 2 more notes not showing...|
Click here to view all notes...