Gary Landrum Allen

Master Sgt. (Ret.) Gary Landrum Allen, USAF, 87, of Cornersville died Feb. 14, 2020 at Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville. He was a member of McBurg United Methodist Church.


Master Sgt. Allen was born Nov. 26, 1932, in Rutherfordton, N.C. He served as a mechanic in the United States Navy and Air Force and was a retired Master Sergeant. He loved to tinker with things and talk to people. He is preceded in death by wife Mary Ellen Smith Allen; and parents, Landrum Sam and Erna Lenora Polinz Allen. 


Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville.


Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Brown and Josh Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery. 


Survivors include daughters, Pamela Allen, Shelia Allen, both of Fayetteville; son Danny Allen and wife Brenda of Chapel Hill; grandsons, Eddie Allen and wife Britney, Joshua Allen and wife Amber; and great-grandchildren, Madison Allen, Haylee Allen, Matthew Allen, Liam Allen and one on the way.

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