Walter A Allen
March 14, 1960 ~ May 18, 2023
Walter A. Allen , 63 , died Thursday, May 18, 2023 at FirstHealth Hospice House, with his loving wife, Cathy, by his side.
Walter was a son of the late Ervin and Bertie Dunn Allen, the youngest of 16 children. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, son in law, brother in law, uncle, step G. Pa and step great G. Pa. Walter was a fixer, working on knitting machines in the textile industry for many years. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and appreciating God’s creation. Walter had a personality that drew people to him, especially children. His smile and laugh will be fondly remembered. Walter was a comedian, jokester, ready with a joke and prank for everyone. Anyone who ever met Walter, loved Walter. He had a heart of gold and shared it with everybody. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings: Maggie Sheffield, Robert Allen, Clinton Allen, Frances Allen, Shirley “Sissy” Adkins.
Walter is survived by his wife, of 34 years, Cathy; daughter: Billie Jo Lambeth (Will); siblings: Grace Lemonds (Jack), Annie Mae Perkins, Thomas “TB” Allen (Patty), Bill Allen, Linda Greene, Clyde Allen, Gary Allen, Donald Allen, Junior Allen (Joyce), Steven Allen (Jackie); step grandchildren: Colby Lambeth, Skylar Lambeth; step great grandchild: Addalyn; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM, Monday, May 22, 2023 at Union Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Kennedy Funeral Home.
Memorial may be made to FirstHealth Hospice or St Jude Children’s Hospital.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Allen family.
Condolences may be made to pinesfunerals.com