Obit: Benny Allison

Obit: Benny Allison

August 26th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Benny Jack Allison, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in Chattanooga. He was born on Oct. 12, 1928 in Big Coon Valley near Stevenson, Ala., and was a long-time resident of Chattanooga. Benny Jack served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he worked at DuPont in Chattanooga and then for many years at K-mart, where he eventually retired.He is preceded in death by his wife, Dean Hill Allison; mother, Arie Steele Allison, step-mother Bobbie Wynn Allison and father, William C. Allison; sister, Dorothy Allison Dean and brothers, Will, Hub and Duck Allison.Mr. Allison is survived by his sons, Randall Clay Allison and Patrick Steven Allison, both of Chattanooga. He also has many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.Funeral services will be held at Lane Funeral Home today at 3 p.m. with burial in Chattanooga Memorial Park, the Duck Pond.The family will receive friends one hour before the service Tuesday at Lane Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/tn7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 22, Chattanooga, TN 37421 Hospice of Chattanooga at www.hospiceofchattanooga.org 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524