Allison, Carl Roy
Carl Roy Allison, of Pulaski, Va., son of the late Thornton and Macie Gunter Allison; and husband to his wife of 50 years, Sonya O’Dell Allison, just entered the gates of heaven, on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, to walk on streets of gold, put his feet in the soft grass and crystal waters with his two children, Benny and Shanna, after living on this earth for 73 years, after a long illness and a hard fought battle with cancer.
Left to grieve the loss of his love and guidance, son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Debbie; daughter and son-in-law, Robyn and Jeff; six granddaughters Cristina, Trisha, Chelsi, Jonna, Kristen, and Victoria; three grandsons, Eric, Brent, and Zachary; eight great-grandsons; three great granddaughters; three brothers, Donnie, Harold, and Gilmer; and two sisters, Martha Ann and Mildred.
Carl kept a lot of people around warm and cool as he had his own heating and air business for more than 38 years. He was a long time member of the Bob White Blvd. Church of God.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009, from the Bob White Blvd. Church of God with the Rev. Jerry Collins officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from the church where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the service hour. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, from the Allison Cemetery, Allisonia, Va., with Pulaski VFW Post #1184 conducting the Military Graveside Rites. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.