OBITUARY

Byron Lee Allen

January 19, 1937January 5, 2021
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Byron "Barney" Lee Allen, age 83, of Tyler, Texas passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Byron was born January 19, 1937 in Moxahala, Ohio to Agnes Allen and Ernest Allen.

Byron was an avid lover of nature and anything to do outdoors. His favorite activities included hunting and training bird dogs. Byron married the love of his life, Saundra, in Walhalla, South Carolina in 1960. He was also the owner of East Texas Containers since 1974. Byron will be remembered as a great son, husband, father, grand and great-grandfather.

Byron is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Sandy Allen; sons, Bob Allen (Cindy) and Wes Allen; granddaughters, Brittany Allen, Stephanie Chambers and Audrey Allen; grandsons, Steve Allen and Parker Allen; and great grandchildren Mason Allen, Luke Chambers and Scarlett Chambers.

Byron was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Agnes Allen and brother, Marvin Allen.

Services for Byron will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Tyler Memorial Funeral Home located 12053 State Highway 64 West, Tyler, TX 75704 followed by a graveside service at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. Services will be officiated by Jim Hughey.

Serving as pallbearers are Kendrick Holmes, Jimmy Bailey, George Holland, Roy Hernandez, John Grigsby and Jerry Phillips.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kendrick Holmes
  • Jimmy Bailey
  • George Holland
  • Roy Hernandez
  • John Grigsby
  • Jerry Phillips

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

  • Entombment

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

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Stephanie Chambers

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Mary Anderson

January 7, 2021

Andy and I are praying for you Sandy, Wes and family in the loss of such a special husband, father and grandfather. Barney was always kind and loving toward our family and so appreciate you and Wes.
Audrey loves you Sandy and will miss her Pappa so much. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love you,
Andy & Mary Anderson

Fay Kay

January 6, 2021

Sandy and family, I am so sorry. John and I are praying for all of you. I remember so many fun things about Barney over the years. My first memory is of the two of you coming to Mom and Dad's house in Crooksville when I was very small. He was always such a special person. I grieve with you.

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