of Summit, AR
July 31, 1942 - July 17, 2021
Charles Gene Allen passed to his heavenly home on July 17, 2021 in Summit, Arkansas at the age of 78. He was born July 31, 1942 in Yellville, Arkansas, the son of Eugene G. and Ivon D. (Spangler) Allen. He was a member of the Yellville Summit class of 1960. He married the former Linda M. Haynie on December 2, 1963. A lifelong resident of Marion County, Charles served in the Army Reserves. Charles professed his faith to Christ and as a founding member of the Church on the Rock, served as Elder and Sunday school teacher, leading many to Christ. As a business man, Charles was owner of the original Hilltop restaurant in Yellville starting in 1964 and operated it for 8 years. He then purchased Allen's Grocery Store from his parents, which is still in operation, his family and devoted staff handling daily business operations. In 1986 he added rental properties to his enterprises and in 1986 opened Sunshine Auto. He always had a passion for planes and enjoyed flying in his free time. Grandchildren's ballgames and his granddaughters' dance recitals were great enjoyment for Charles.Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife of 57 years, Linda M. Allen; son Tony (Shelly) Allen of Summit, Arkansas; grandchildren: Isaac (Makala) Allen, Sawyer (Alexis) Allen, Nick Allen and Elli Allen; great-grandsons: Tucker and Fisher Allen.He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Gina E. Allen and his grandson Samuel Beau Allen.Memorials may be directed to the Yellville Area Food Closet. Visitation for Mr. Allen will be 2:00 6:00 pm Friday July 23, 2021 at Roller-Burns Funeral Home Chapel in Yellville. Funeral Services will be 5:00 pm Saturday July 24, 2021 at Church on the Rock in Yellville with Bro. Kevin Duffy officiating. A Private interment will be held at Layton Cemetery.The Yellville-Summit Class of 1960 will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. The Allen Family and Roller-Burns Funeral request that masks be worn during services.
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We have you in our hearts Linda and family, God Bless you. We know you will see him again with no more pain or sorrow. Charles replaced all 4 tires on Edith's car at no charge back in the day, we never forget kindness.
Sorry for the family’s loss prayers
Thank you Allen family we sure shared decadent decades of happy fun funny memories with our children celebrating everything in the love and faith of Lord Jesus Christ.Love and Prayers,Lind Chris Smith
Prayers love and hugs for the family. He always brought a smile to my face and will be missed. So sorry for your loss.
Condolences to the whole Allen family
I pray for God's comfort for Linda, Tony and all the grandkids. It was a privilege to work for you and get to know Charlie. He treated employees and customers as friends and put his faith into practice daily. His passing is a loss to the community. God bless you.
Precious Godly man … a true pillar in the community. He will be missed .. Keeping family in prayer 🙏
So sorry to hear he will be missed by all
So sorry for your loss Linda .
One of the Good Guys. Always had a smile and a great hug for me. Have alot of great memories with Charlie and Linda and there family
my families thoughts and prayers are with your family.........
Uncle Charles you will be missed dearly, I remember when I was little and you would tell us funny stories and tell some stories about my great grandfather, you even told me stories about his music and it influenced me to play violin, I love you uncle Charles, fly high uncle.
Uncle Charles will be missed, I remember all the stories he would tell us kids and all the funny stories about my great grandfather. You will missed dearly, fly high Uncle Charles.
Wonderful Man & a great friend ❤
My deepest condolences to the Allen Family! Such a great loss not only to the family but also the community. What a great Legacy and what a great Testimony!! We Love you all!
So sorry for your loss.
His friendship will be missed
So sorry for your loss . Keeping everyone in our thoughts and Prayers .
Summit was my home town I grew up with the Allens .They have owned and operated the store all my life .Charlie and Linda were a great couple who raised a great little family and kept Aliens going.After Gene passed away Mrs Icon still worked and Charlie and Linda worked the store they Are great people they treated us kids like family and they kept the community going I use to walk on the old dirt road to sell back pop bottles to get money from Aliens Walked there for my grandma and Aunt Ruth .they were a big part of my s child hood and I say thank you for all you have done and still do Charlie is loved and will be missed by all who loved and knew him.With a heavy heart and love you have my deepest sympathy. The wood girls love you all god bless you and heal your broken hearts Judy wood Tests teen
Sorry for your loss. Charlie was a good man. Prayers for his family.
Sorry for your loss
Rip you Will be missed
So sorry for your loss. Your whole family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Prayers for comfort and peace for the Allen family.
tears in my eyes for you, Linda. jimmy and I are so sad for your loss..
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Charlie was an awesome compassionate Elder and friend to his church and community, he will be missed by many. Our Condolences to Linda and the entire Allen family.
We have no words to tell you the love we have for your family. Charles was the reason for our first date. He and his family were always a blessing for us. There's no way we can express our sadness for them. Let us assure you we will all be together again, and what a time of joy that will be. Linda and Tony and your family, we love you and you are in our minds at this your time of loss.
Prayers and condolences to the family!!! I will miss Charlie’s friendly wave when passing on the highway!!! Sitting around telling stories you heard time and time again will keep his memory and love in your hearts!!!
We will miss him Dearly and he was always there for everyone and would help you out if he Could
Charlie ive known u since birth u have known my dad since birth u will be missed dearly and please tell dad i love him for Mrs Linda Allen im here for u always u and Charlie were like family to me and dad and was there when I need people the most ty so much for that and i want to return the favor and if u need a friend im here
i worked with him as a teenager. he was one of the good guys just like his mom and dad.enjoyed a brief visit with him in may.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family. 🙏
A great man of faith, always had a smile. The first thing I thought of with Mr.Allen passing, he is rejoying in Heaven with daughter , Gina , grandson , Sammel. Prayers for family.
Linda, Tony, and family, you are in my thoughts. Charles was such a good man. I remember how Mama (Nora Ann Long) teased him about driving in his sportscar convertible. He would grab her and hug her. We will all miss Charles sense of humor, that wave whenever he seen us. God bless all of you.
A true friend, a wonderful Sunday School teacher and always friendly when he came into the store, when I worked at Allen's. I know what it's like to lose your help mate and as painful as it is, we have the comfort of knowing we will meet again, in our Heavenly Home. My heart goes out to you Linda, and your family.. You are Loved a lot.
I am so sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. My love, thoughts, and prayers are with all of you. God bless you.
Condolences to Charles Family He was a good friend in high school and through out the years. He will be missed greatly.
My condolences to his wife and all the family. My sister Dale worked for and thought a lot o& the family.R.I.P. Charlie.
He always had a smile on his face even during the difficult times and was always pleasant. He will be missed very much but I know the family will rejoice that Charles is in his forever heavenly home and is happy to be with the Lord, and can have comfort with that knowledge. We shall meet again.
To the family please know that sympathy comes your way in the loss of Charlie. He was a fine man and fought a good fight in life. I pray that you will get through this time in life. I know from experience how hard it is to loose a soul mate. If I can help please let me know. with love and the loving hand of God