Helen Louise Allison - Walnut Ridge

Friday, November 29, 2002

Helen Louise Allison, 81, of Walnut Ridge died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Born in Marmaduke, she was a member of New Covenant Free Will Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include a sister, Hazel Carter, of Lake City; a son, Kenneth Cannon, of Fayetteville, N.C.; a daughter, Donna Murphy of Walnut Ridge; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Cannon; her parents, JesseWalker and Bertha Yates Walker; a brother and a sister.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel with Marion Stringer officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Doyle Walton, Craig Jones, Vernon Woodridge, Johnny Harpole, Dewey Vance and Ralph Clark.

Honorary pallbearers were Hunter Smith and Holly Rutledge.