Tony Yancey Allison, of Covington, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019, at the age of 69. First and foremost, Mr. Allison loved his Lord and was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church. A loyal husband and dedicated Christian, he was a great father to his children, a loving grandfather to his grandchildren and a devoted son to his mother, Wilma. At the age of 19, Mr. Allison joined the Armed Services, where he proudly served as a United States Marine. Among his decorations are the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Vietnamese Service Medal with bronze star and the Vietnamese Campaign Medal. Mr. Allison worked in the heating and air business for 40 years, with the last 13 years with United Refrigeration in Conyers. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Makiya Kitchens; father, William F. Allison; mother-in-law, Mary Trivette.
Survivors include his loving wife of 13 years, Linda Allison; daughters, Libby Anderson, Lindsey Kitchens, Kelly Young; mother, Wilma Pickett; grandchildren, Mattie Kitchens, Abbie Kitchens, Emmalee Anderson, Katelyn Anderson, Kimberly Spadin, Haylee Spadin; sisters, Deborah Louanne Hardeman, Toby Armour; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Allison was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating and interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park, Covington. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the family to assist with his final expenses.