Funeral service for Master Sgt. (Ret.) Gary Landrum Allen, USAF, age 87, of Cornersville, TN, will be conducted at 2 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Brown and Josh Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery next to his wife, Mary Ellen Smith Allen.
Gary was born on November 26, 1932 in Rutherfordton, NC to the late Landrum Sam and Erna Lenora Polinz Allen. He served as a mechanic in the United States Navy and Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant. He loved to tinker with things and talk to people. Gary was a member of McBurg United Methodist Church. Mr. Allen passed away on February 14, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.
Survivors include his daughters, Pamela and Shelia Allen both of Fayetteville, TN; son, Danny (Brenda) Allen of Chapel Hill, TN; grandsons, Eddie (Britney) Allen and Joshua (Amber) Allen; great-grandchildren, Madison, Haylee, Matthew, and Liam Allen and one on the way.
Visitation with the family will be held at 5 PM until 8 PM on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Higgins Funeral Home
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Master Sgt. (Ret.) Gary Landrum Allen.