OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock
David Derrell Allison
Published: December 8, 2012
David Derrell Allison, 79, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away December 5, 2012. He was born in England, Arkansas to Joe Lafayette Allison and Rosie Etta Thompson Allison and was a member of the Al Chymia Shrine and the Royal Order of Jesters. He was a United States Air Force veteran.
Preceded in death by his parents, a sister and three brothers, he is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary McDonald Allison; children, Jim Allison (Dinah) of Memphis, Joe Allison (Laura) of Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Jeff Allison (Beth) of Collierville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Lindsey Allison, Carrie Allison, Ryan Allison (Leigh), Brent Allison, Tara Allison and Jessica Grashot (Tony); three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Harold Allison of Sugarland, Texas.
A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held today, Saturday, December 8 at 1 p.m. at Rest Hills Memorial Park in Sherwood, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Hospice Residence, 6416 Quince Rd., Memphis, Tenn. 38119 or to one's favorite charity. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, Ark. 72205, (501) 224-2200. Mr. Allison's online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.