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Gary Allen

June 18, 1952 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 68)


Funeral services for Gary Allen, 68, of Rayville, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Archibald with Bro. Larry Emory and Bro. Brandon Penton officiating. Interment followed at the Hewitt Cemetery under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Mr. Allen was born June 18, 1952 in Jones, LA and passed away at his home Monday, September 7, 2020 in Rayville, LA. Gary was a retired deputy sheriff with the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office. He loved deer hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was an avid LSU football fan and enjoyed playing cards with his friends.

Mr. Allen is preceded in death by his parents, Rev. J. W. and Lola Allen; brothers, Kenneth Allen and Charles Allen; sisters, Johnnie Mae Carter and Melba Sebren.

Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Linda Allen of Rayville; son, Richard Allen and wife, Angela of Winnsboro; step-children, Mark Gammill and wife, Sherrill of Oak Grove; Sarah Wyatt and husband, Justin of Mangham; Tonya Phillips of Rayville; 6 – grandchildren; 2 – great grandchildren; brother, Jack Allen of Ruston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to St. Joseph Hospice.

In Lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to First Baptist Church of Archibald, LA.

Pallbearers were deputies with the Richland Parish Sheriff Deputies, Travis Stephenson, Jerry Spencer, Jr., Alan Cupp, Jerry Lynn Graham, Loyd Hamm, and Frank Dear.


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September 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown - Holley Funeral Chapel
603 Francis St.
Rayville, LA 71269

Funeral Service
September 10, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Archibald
21 Prewitt Lane
Archibald, LA 71218

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