Harold Gene Allison
Published: January 26, 2013
Harold Gene Allison, 83, of Sugar Land, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 23 with his wife and friends by his side. He was a beloved Christian husband, father, grandpa (Pops and Papa), uncle, and friend to many. He was born July 8, 1929 in England, Arkansas to Joe Lafayette Allison and Rosie Etta Thompson Allison and grew up in Scott, Arkansas working the cotton fields with his father and brothers. He was a long time resident of Kansas City, Kansas until moving to Sugar Land, Texas after retirement. He was a Corporal in the United States Army serving in Korea and Japan during the Korean War, a former California State Trooper, a dedicated employee at Western Electric (SW Bell, AT&T), a deacon at Argentine Church of Christ in Kansas City, Kansas, and a member of First Colony Church of Christ in Sugar Land, Texas.
Harold is preceded in death by his parents, a sister and four brothers. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Joyce Klausen Allison; their children, Steve Allison (Anne) of Abilene, Joy Walker of Sugar Land, Twyla Allison of Arlington, and Dwight Allison of Keller; seven beloved grandchildren, Luke Walker (Aislynn), Andrew Walker (Amanda), Allison Walker Boyle (Sam), Melody Allison Trowell (Randy), Noel Allison Borchardt (Jordan), Ashley Allison, and Madeleine Allison; seven absolutely adored great-grandchildren Liliana and twin Lilah (father Luke), Autumn and sister Olivia (father Andrew), Noah and twin siblings Charlotte and Bennett (mother Melody); grand-dogs, grand-cats and Buddy; an aunt; sister-in-law; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many dear friends especially JV Weaver and Leonida Timbreza who were right by his side through his fight with cancer.
Visitation will be Monday, January 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Colony Church of Christ in Sugar Land, Texas. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 29 at 1 p.m. at First Colony Church of Christ followed by a graveside service with Military Honors at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg, Texas. Flowers may be sent to First Colony Church of Christ, 2140 First Colony Blvd., Sugar Land, Texas, 77479 on Monday, January 28 or Tuesday, January 29. Memorials may be made to the USO (www.uso.org), MD Anderson Cancer Center Melanoma and Skin Center in Houston, TX, Lifeline Chaplaincy- Houston, or First Colony Church of Christ.
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing." II Timothy 4:7-8.
Words of condolence may be left for the Allison family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com. Service arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B. F. Terry Blvd., Rosenberg, Texas, 77471, 281-341-8800.