John William Allison, age 82, of Young Harris passed away on July 25, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. John was born October 11, 1938 to Edgar and Sallie (White) Allison of the Woods Grove Community. He graduated from Towns County High School and Smith Hughes Vocational School in Atlanta. He then worked in both commercial and residential building in the Atlanta area. John was a Godly man who cherished his family above all.
John was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eugene, Paul, and Doyle; sisters, Mildred Rogers and Ina Peebles Kozesky.
John is survived in death by his loving wife of over 61 years, Joyce Moss Allison; sister, Louise Stancil; children, Ada Lynn Allison and fiance Howie, Terry Allison and wife Monica, and Suzianne Coker and husband Chris; four grandchildren, Paige Thompson, Jesse Allison, Kyle Davis, Emily Davis; three great-grandchildren.
Per John's request, a formal funeral service will not be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The family request no flowers.
Banister-Cooper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Allison.
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