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Dorris E. Allison

November 10, 1925 ~ June 16, 2022 (age 96)

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Dorris E. Allison, age 96 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Charter Senior Living of Paris.


He retired after several years of work at Holley Carburetor and as a truckdriver.  He was a U.S. Army veteran.  Dorris was always helping others, often times filling in as “Daddy” to many people in life.  He loved rabbit hunting and being outside.  He enjoyed storytelling and hauling logs and grain.  Dorris was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.


Dorris was born November 10, 1925, in Paris, TN, to the late John William Thomas “Willie” Allison and the late Dessie Melton.


He was first married to Pauline Frensley Allison, who preceded him in death.  He later married Louise Crouch Allison, who also preceded him in death.


He is survived by his special beloved niece, Jeanne (Dale) O’Daniel of Puryear, TN; close special cousin, Martha Crider of Huntingdon, TN; and

several other nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, first wife, and second wife, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Willene Allison; and one brother, William Joe “Billy” Allison.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  A graveside service will be held Friday, June 17, 2022, at 11:00 am at Memorial Cemetery in Paris, TN, with Chad Kennedy officiating. 


Family & friends will serve as pallbearers.


Burial will follow the graveside service in Memorial Cemetery.


The family would like to thank the Avalon Hospice staff, and the entire staff at Charter Senior Living of Paris, especially Kim Hazelwood and Crystal Rushing, for their love and care for Dorris during this time.


Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.




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Graveside Service
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Memorial Cemetery, Paris


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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