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Jerry

Whitley

Allard

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June 9, 2017

Jerry Whitley Allard, 68, of 2800 Schoolhouse Road died Friday, June 9, 2017, at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem. Mr. Allard was born May 21, 1949, in Norfolk a son of the late Garland W. and Lizzie Morris Allard. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Garland Montgomery, James Allard and Bobby Morris and one sister, Rose Marie Allard. Jerry was a veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired from the U. S. Army with a number of medals including Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and a Combat Infantryman Badge. He was a member of the Dunlap Christian Church. He was a member for over 40 years and Past Commander of the Curtis A. Smith Post #1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his Wife, Sandra Bess Allard, of Covington; his Son, Travis Allard, of Covington; two brothers, Gene Allard of Covington and Wayne Allard of Floyd, three sisters, Doris Armentrout of Covington, Rose Enyart of Moneta, and Shirley Beach of Harrisonburg; a number of nephews including Steven Montgomery of Covington, Harry Beach and Lanny Beach, Jr., both of Harrisonburg, and special friends, Mike and Darlene Daugherty, Jim and Sue Porterfield, Grover and Sudie Persinger, Calvin Fridley, Gene Lee, Floyd Flanagan and his dog, Max. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date at his residence. Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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