Obituary of Mary Aline Fodge Allen
Mary Aline Fodge Allen, 82 of Clarksville, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2009 in Dubuis Hospital in Paris. Mrs. Allen was born Nov. 30, 1926 in the Novice Community of Lamar County to W.H. and Pearl England Fodge. She was an excellent cook and especially looked forward to cooking for her family. She was a retired Home Demonstration Agent for Red River County and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Her parents; daughter, Dianne Allen; and three brothers, Caton, Norris and Vernon Fodge preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband of Sixty years S.W. “Billy Sam” Allen of Clarksville; one son, Paul Fodge Allen and wife Mickey of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Lee Cross, Allen Cross and wife Carol and Abbi Allen; one great grandchild, Samuel Cross; one brother, Jimmy Fodge and wife Tommie of Novice; one sister Pauline Fodge of Novice; two nephews, Larry Fodge and Kelly Fodge and wife Ann. Funeral services are set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2009 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Gossett officiating. Burial will follow in Madras Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Don Eudy, Johnny Drew, Robin Bland, Charlie Segleski, Alan Hale, John Booker, Larry Smith and Ruben Puttett. Honorary Pallbearers are Mark McGill, Matt McGill, Bruce Hulen, Kenny Lewis, James Martin, Thomas Stringer, Bubba Stringer, Bill Hale, Bruce Emery, Ben Townes, Bob Christophersen, Cab Wolf, Riley Christophersen, and the Builders Sunday School Class.