Lyle Allen, 91, of Hope, AR passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Hope, AR.

Mr. Allen was born October 11, 1925 in Spring Hill, AR to Mont and Jennie Huckabee Allen.

Mr. Allen was a WWII Army veteran, a retired salesman for Stephens Grocery Company and was a member, Deacon, and Sunday School Superintendent at Garrett Memorial Baptist Church.

Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 69 years Lois Gwen Churchwell Allen, and one sister Verla Attebery.

Survivors are a son Dennis Lyle Allen and Pam of Conway, AR; daughter Mary Gwen Putman and Danny of Hope, AR; five grandchildren: Allen Key and Kelly of Hope, AR, Tony Key and Kelli of Magnolia, AR, Josh Putman and Cara of Hot Springs, AR, Devin Henson and Kyle of Maumelle, AR, and Amber May of Blevins, AR; fourteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Herndon Pharr Funeral Home in Hope.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope with Bro. Cliff Johnson and Bro. Larry Silvey officiating, interment with military honors will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, under the direction of Herndon Pharr Funeral Home of Hope.

In lieu of flowers make memorials to Garrett Memorial Baptist Church.

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