Carl Lee Allison
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Funeral Services for Mr. Carl Lee Allison, 80, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, December 5, 2013 at the Whites Ferry Road Church of Christ with Mr. Mike Kellett officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA.
Mr. Allison was born on June 2, 1933 in Krebs, OK and passed away on December 3, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side. Carl loved sports. He received 16 letters from McAlester High School in McAlester, OK, where he was later inducted into Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Allison attended the University of Oklahoma, where he was a 4 year starter in Football and Baseball. Mr. Allison was drafted by the Chicago Bears and also was offered a contract from the Boston Red Sox. Carl reinstated the Football Program at Harding University in 1959. In 1970, he helped establish the Whites Ferry Road Church School of Preaching, serving as Director for 22 years. He is preceded in death by his son and daughter-in-law, Darrin Wesley and Susan Patricia Allison; parents, 2 sisters and brother.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Barbara Aileen Allison; children, Carla Lee Jeter and husband, Allen; Dirk Allison and wife, Marcy; and Lori Easterly and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Summer Dale and husband, Layton, Brandon Jeter and wife, Ashley, Brittney Patterson and husband, Seth, Allyson Wallace and husband, Michael, Kourtney Free and husband, Mason, Seth Easterly, Drew Easterly, and Christa Martin and husband, Jimmy; ten great grandchildren; brother, Walter Allison; sister, Geri Mills; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mr. Allison's grandsons will serve as Pallbearers, Layton Dale, Brandon Jeter, Seth Patterson, Seth Easterly, Drew Easterly, Mason Free, and Jimmy Martin. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Elders of WFR Church.
Memorials may be made to the WFR Church World Radio and Relief ministries.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, at Whites Ferry Road Church of Christ.
Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
Mulhearn Funeral Home Inc
300 Mcmillian Rd West Monroe, LA 71291
Published in The News Star on Dec. 4, 2013