February 1, 1924 - July 15, 2012
Wayne Allison, of Bryant, Arkansas was born February 1, 1924 in Higden, Arkansas to Will and Clara Allison.
Wayne was preceded in death by spouse, Christeen Allison; one half brother, Dale Allison of Oakland, California and his parents.
Mr. Allison is survived by two sisters, Reba Pickering of Beaverton, Oregon and Kay McNinch and spouse, Ferrell of Bee Branch, Arkansas; three children, Bill Allison and spouse, Sharon of Benton, Arkansas; Janet Jackson and spouse, Gary of Rose Bud , Arkansas and Tim Allison of Rose Bud, Arkansas. Mr. Allison also has five granddaughters, Kelly Garner of Lonsdale; Debbie Dempsey of Haskell, Arkansas; Jennifer York of Seigmon, Missouri; Leah Langanke of Round Lake, Illinois; Katy Bowman of Beebe, Arkansas and one grandson, Nathan Allison of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Mr. Allison is a World War II Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy working as a U.S. Postmaster.
Wayne Allison retired from Safeway Warehouse in 1986. Mr. Allison worked as a night watchman and maintenance man for 25 years. Mr. Allison enjoyed going to church and fellowshipping with his church family, gardening and yardwork.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at New Bethel Church of Christ, 3777 Kruze Loop, Alexander, Arkansas with Mr. John White officiating.
Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m., Wednesday at Colony Church of Christ Cemetery, Morganton, Arkansas.
Family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Roller-Drummond Funeral Home, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209 (501) 455-5800.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.