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 Marita Pearl <I>Wilcox</I> Allison

Marita Pearl Wilcox Allison

Death 14 Aug 2002 (aged 82)
Burial Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA
Plot Section E Lot 217 Space 3
Memorial ID 20700773 · View Source
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Marita Pearl Allison, 82, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Jones of the church, the Rev. Dan Powers of Northside Assembly of God and the Rev. Clyde Thompson officiating.

Burial will be in Llano Cemetery under the direction of N.S. Griggs and Sons Funeral Directors, 2615 Paramount.

Mrs. Allison was born in Wichita, Kan., and raised in the surrounding area. She moved to Amarillo in 1937 from Wichita. She married Herschel L. Allison the same year and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. She and her husband owned and operated Allison Blacksmith welding and machine shop from 1942 until 1977 when their son, Bud Allison, took ownership. From 1970 until 1979, they were self-supporting missionaries in Argentina, Paraguay and South America. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and attended Northside Assembly of God. She has spent her life serving the Lord. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Ray Allison in 1944.

Survivors include her husband, Herschel L. "H.L." Allison; three daughters, Glenda Smyth of Amarillo, Shirley Thompson of Riverton, Wyo., and Claudia Nell Price of Amarillo; two sons, Bud Allison of Amarillo and Leland "Shorty" Allison of Tucson, Ariz., one brother, John Wilcox of Kansas City, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

The family suggests memorials to Second Baptist Church, Northside Assembly of God or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd. Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813.

Amarillo Globe-News, Aug. 16, 2002

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  • Created by: Walter Dunn
  • Added: 30 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20700773
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marita Pearl Wilcox Allison (24 May 1920–14 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20700773, citing Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Walter Dunn (contributor 46835578) .