|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2009|
Ray Allison, 83, longtime resident of Cleburne passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 in Fort Worth.
Service: 2 p.m. Monday in Crosier-Pearson-Cleburne Funeral Chapel. Interment: Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Ave., Suite 310, White Plains, N.Y. 10605, www.leukemia.org.
He was born to the late Jim and Pearl Allison in Colorado City on Oct. 23, 1925. He retired from the cemetery department with the city of Cleburne in 1990 after 20 years service and owned and operated A&A Taxi for 10 years prior to working with the city.
Ray was an avid vegetable gardener, enjoyed playing 42 and was a fan of the Texas Rangers. In his younger years he enjoyed riding horses and roping.
It has been said that Ray never met a stranger. His outgoing and friendly nature and jokester spirit will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dell Allison; grandson, Jonathan R. Allison; brothers, J.T. and Tommy Allison; and infant sister, Goldie Allison.
Survivors: Son, Alton R. Allison and wife, Pam; daughter, Barbara Ann Lathem and husband, Jim; grandchildren, David, Angela, Melissa and Stephanie; four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, Eldon Allison and wife, Gladys; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on September 13, 2009
Mary Dell Tolleson Allison (1928 - 2002)
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Record added: Sep 12, 2009
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