|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1891|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 1934|
Roy Jefferson McAllister was the son of James B. McAllister and Merrileer J. (Rilla) Pinion McAllister. He had siblings Elizabeth, Gertrude, James B., Louis J. and W. T. McAllister. He had these half-siblings Rachel C., Jack B. and Paul Newton McAllister. These were children of Hester B. (Hettie) Browning, second wife of James B. McAllister.
Roy Jefferson McAllister worked for the railroad. He married Adrian McLaurin in 1916 in
Lauderdale County, MS. They were the parents of
four sons: Roy Jefferson, Jr., Roland Adrian, John Buchanan and James C. McAllister. All four of these sons served in the U. S. Military service during WWII, and James C. made the supreme sacrifice, giving his life for his country.
Roy died in Meridian, MS and his body was shipped to Chattanooga for burial.
Chattanooga (TN) Times, Saturday,
6 January 1934, p. 3
M'Allister, Roy J. died after a brief illness of double pneumonia Friday morning (5 January 1934) in Meridian, Miss.
He is survived by his widow and four sons, Roy, Jr., Rowland, John and James; father J. B. McAllister, Sr.; two brothers, W. T. and J. B., Jr.; three sisters, Mrs. W. M. Miller and Miss Rachel McAllister of Chattanooga;
Mrs. Clarence Harvey, of Birmingham. He was a member of St. Elmo Baptist Church from childhood. The body will arrive in Chattanooga at 11 o'clock this morning.
Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Miller, 4303 St. Elmo Avenue at 2:30 this aftenoon, Dr. T. W. Callaway officiating. Pallbearers will be W. S. Page,
Oscar Simms, Tom Weese, Jack Hannah, Joe Milburn, and Creed F. Bates. Interment in Forest Hills, in charge of Coulter's.
James B. McAllister (1855 - 1941)
Meriller J. Pinion McAllister (1858 - 1896)
Adrian M. McLaurin McAllister (1898 - 1966)*
Roy Jefferson McAllister (1917 - 2008)*
Roland Adrian McAllister (1920 - 1988)*
John Buchanan McAllister (1922 - 1991)*
James C. McAllister (1927 - 1945)*
James B. McAllister (1884 - 1885)*
Lewie J McAllister (1889 - 1892)*
Roy Jefferson McAllister (1891 - 1934)
Paul Newton McAllister (1908 - 1909)**
Note: Forest Hills Cemetery records indicate Roy Jefferson McAllister is buried near his parents in Section 3, plot 101. But his grave has no tombstone.
Forest Hills Cemetery
Plot: Section 3, plot 101
Maintained by: William Price
Originally Created by: Emma Lou Burt Price
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55022583