Marcus Allums, 78

Mr. Marcus D. Allums, age 78 of Johntown, died Monday, June 25, 2012 at the Clarksville Nursing Center. Funeral services will be 11am, Wednesday, June 27 at the First United Methodist Church in Bogata. Interment will be at Bogata Cemetery under the direction of Wood Funeral Homes. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Allums was born on July 10, 1933 in Johntown, Texas the son of George and Josie Patton Allums. On December 8, 1956, he married Shirley Watts in Rockwall. He was a retired brick mason and cattleman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Johntown; one son, Monte Allums and wife, Kathy of Johntown; one daughter, Teresa Alford and husband, Ray of Bogata; one sister, Kay Legate and husband, Galen of Bogata; three brothers, Harold Allums of Tyler, Rex Allums of Bogata and Billy Allums and wife, Linda Annn of Big Sandy; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Jerry Allums and two sisters-in-laws, Martha Allums and Barbara Allums.

  1. Louis Carroll and Sheila A. Kyle says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  2. Jasmine P. says:

    I am sorry to learn about the loss of Mr. Allums. I am sure he will be missed by all those who knew him. It will be so wonderful when our ‘enemy death is brought to nothing’ and we will no longer worry about our loved ones passing away. (1 Corinthians 15:26) I hope the ‘God of all comfort’ will help your family during this sad time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  3. Jimmy and Suzette Rosson says:

    So Sorry to hear of the loss of a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family.

    Jimmy and Suzette Rosson

  4. Tim Allums says:

    I hope the fishing in heaven is as good as we had in Mexico.

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