Sam R. Allison

Allison, Sam R. "The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures." Psalm 23. Sam R. "Doo Doo" Allison died at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Plaquemine Medical Center. He was 56, an oil field operator, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Mamou. Visiting at Wilson-Wooddale Funeral Home, 1553 Wooddale Blvd., on Thursday, Jan. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting at Word of Faith Full Gospel Church, 6126 Veterans Memorial Highway 13, Mamou, on Friday, Jan. 12, from 5 p.m. until religious service at 7 p.m. Dismissal on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 9 a.m. Interment in Zion Community Cemetery, Zion Cemetery Road, Mamou. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Diana Allison; two daughters, Dinah Riggs and Sonia Allison, both of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Rosa Mae Thomas and husband Kirby, and Glory Allison, all of Mamou; two brothers, Nolton "Mack" Allison and Ray Boy Allison and wife Mary, all of Mamou; and two grandchildren, Morgan Riggs and Tyler Griffin. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Ailia Celestine Allison; four brothers, Alan, Linus, Frank and Walton Allison; and a sister, Lee Ella Richardson. Pallbearers will be Terrel Poullard, Ernest Gradney, Ricky Rosaga, Elvin Allison, Rogers Allison and Mickey Allison. He loved horseback riding and fishing.

Funeral Home

Wilson-Wooddale Funeral Home
1553 Wooddale Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-927-1640

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2007