- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 21 August 2013
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Memorial services for Charles Edward McAllister, age 92 of Mount Vernon, were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at the Perryville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Mays officiating.
Mr. McAllister was born March 8, 1921 to Charles Wesley McAllister and Mary Ellen Bell McAllister in Upshur County.
He died Saturday, Aug. 17 in Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Tracy Hugh McAllister, a daughter, Kathy Anita Isenberg, and two grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Isenberg and Matthew Edward McAllister.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mary Francis McAllister of Mount Vernon; his sons and daughters-in-law, Jack Edward and Vernia McAllister of Rowlett, Charles Wayne and Bonnie McAllister of Mount Vernon, and Sidney Paul and Cathy Jean McAllister of Garland; his daughters and sons-in-law, Janey Karen and Allen Weems of Winnsboro and Melinda Ann and David Mase of Winnsboro; his sister-in- law, Donna Sosbee of Perryville, 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of floral tributes, memorials may be made in his name to either the Perryville Methodist Church, c/o Jackie Howard, 9611 FM 852, Gilmer, TX. 75644, or to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Dallas, which serves Franklin County, at 4144 N. Central Expressway, Suite 750, Dallas, TX. 75204.