Gary Wayne Allen, 66 years old of Haleyville, AL. passed away February 22, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, AL. Funeral will immediately follow at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. Wil Corbett and Bro. Frank Chaney officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Gary was born September 7, 1952 in Franklin County, AL. to Cleatis and Virginia Allen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Tommy Allen.
Gary is survived by his wife, Patricia Kaye Allen; his children, Tammy Cohoon (Randall), Michael Allen (Heather), Kristie Cannon (Scott Pennington); his sister, Regina Jones (Bo); his grandchildren, Brittney Johnson (Ben), Wil Corbett (Tiffany), Ty Corbett, Kallie Allen, Keslie Allen, Hunter Stocks, Trey Stocks, and Acie Cannon; his great grandchildren, Ava Johnson, Vera Johnson, Issac Johnson, Zeke Johnson, Wilson Corbett, and Titus Corbett.
Pallbearers will be Gary Dolan, Myron Herring, Curtis Murray, Ray Yakom, Marty Vandiver, and Larry Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Fortner, Pat Murray, Jerry Pounders, Terry Edwards, Jimmy Fretwell, and Johnny Willis.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Kindred Hospice Staff, Bryan Dunn, Marty (Chaplin), Tom, Julia, Sally, Carla, and Dr. Anthony Rutledge and staff of Cullman Regional.
Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.