The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 26, 2013

Jeffrey Lynn Allison


COVINGTON, Ind. — Jeffrey Lynn Allison, 70, of Covington, Ind., died at 7:16 p.m. EDT Monday June 24, 2013, at Presence USMC, Danville, following a long illness.

He was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Danville, the son of the late Lester Karl and Anna Marie (Kenny) Allison.

He graduated from Covington High School in 1960 and served in the Navy.

Jeff was a life resident of Covington, where he operated Allison’s Service Station 25 years, drove a school bus for 25 years and was a member of Covington Volunteer Fire Department for many years. Later he was employed at NAPA for 15 years, where he loved his job and said he wanted to work until he was 90.

His memberships include: First Baptist Church, Fountain Lodge 60 F. & A. M, Terre Haute Scottish Rite, Zorah Shrine and Western Indiana Shrine Club.

Jeff married Sue Brasker June 28, 1964, at Covington First Baptist Church and she survives. Also surviving is a brother Joe (Cindy) Allison of Cypress, Calif.; two nieces, Tiffany (George) Wood and Summer (Ryan) Johnson; a nephew, Tyler (Melissa) Allison; two great-nieces, Sierra and Teagan Allison; two great-nephews, Reese Wood and Dane Johnson. He is survived by four sisters-in-law, Alice Payne, Margaret (Bob) Summers, Donna (Jerry) Hale and Debbie Crawford; a brother-in-law, Merrille Brasker; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. EDT Friday at First Baptist Church with funeral services there at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday June 29. Pastors Andy Harkleroad and Warren Allen will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Memorials requested to First Baptist Church or Covington Community Foundation with envelopes available from Shelby Funeral Home. Condolences to the family:

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