March 16, 1923 – July 7, 2018
Services for Geraldene Allen, 95, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Bob Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in Gann Cemetery. Geraldene was born March 16, 1923 in Angelina County, the daughter of the late Maggie (Riley) and George William Modisette, and passed away July 7, 2018 in Lufkin. Geraldene was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a teacher for Lufkin ISD and retired after twenty years of service. She was a resident of Lufkin all of her life and was a long time member of Redland Baptist Church. Survivors include sons, Joe Ed Allen of Lufkin, Alan Allen of Wimberley, and Jeff Allen and wife, Lori of Austin; daughter, Judy Johnson and husband, Jeff of Leland, Mississippi; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Modisette of Orange; sisters, Juanita Williams of Waller and Billie Reynolds of Lufkin. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Faine Allen and grandson, Daniel Johnson. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at Gipson Funeral Home. Services are in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
- Joe Ed Allen, Son
- Alan Allen, Son
- Jeff and Lori Allen, Son and Wife
- Judy and Jeff Johnson, Daughter and Husband
- Jerry Modisette, Brother
- Juanita Williams, Sister
- Billie Reynolds, Sister
Geraldene is also survived by 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Maggie (Riley) and George William Modisette, husband, Faine Allen and grandson, Daniel Johnson.
- Benton Reynolds, Active
- Glen Reynolds , Active
- Jesse Riley , Active
- Johnny Modisette , Active
- Greg Modisette , Active
- Robert Toney , Active
- Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Geri (Long) Coats
July 9, 2018
My sincere condolences to the entire family. Geraldene was a special person. Her dedication to her family, her church and to education was phenominal. What good memories you have to remember and cherish this fine lady.