Lloyd Allen, Jr.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Lloyd Allen, Jr., 65, of Butterfield, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. He was born on Sept. 20, 1951, in Aurora, son of Lloyd Allen, Sr. and Opal (Cox) Gryder. He was a 1969 Aurora High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Army. On May 18, 1974, he was united in marriage to Darlene Garrett in Butterfield. He worked as a maintenance supervisor at Cargile in Butterfield for 33.

Survivors include: his wife, Darlene, of Butterfield; three sons, Randy Tully and his wife Linda, of Butterfield, Gene Allen and his wife Mary, of Rocky Comfort, and Brad Allen and his wife Tracey, of Rogersville; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Steve Gryder, Dale Gryder, and Les Gryder; and two sisters, Kathy Gryder and Christine Gryder.

He was preceded in death by his mother and granddaughter.

Memorial services were held Sept. 22, at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, with Rick “Tator” Scott officiating.

Cremation arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.