JOYCE ELLEN KLAUSEN ALLISON
December 4, 1931 – May 4, 2016
Joyce Ellen Klausen Allison, 84, of Arlington, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 4. She was a beloved Christian wife, mother, grandma (Nana), aunt, and friend to many.
She was born on December 4, 1931 in Kansas City, KS to Christian Hiram Klausen and Cinderella Ellen Moore Klausen and grew up in Bethel, Kansas. She was a long time resident of Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Washington High School.
She moved to Sugar Land, Texas after retirement and then resided in Arlington, Texas the last three years of her life. She was a former preschool teacher for the city of Kansas City, KS working out of the Parish House in Argentine, a school cafeteria cook for Turner School District, a secretary for Ford Motor Company and Farmers Insurance, and in high school a sales clerk at Katz’s Drug Store.
A long time member at Argentine Church of Christ in Kansas City, Kansas, and a member of First Colony Church of Christ in Sugar Land, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her husband of nearly 60 years, Harold Gene Allison, parents, two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her children, Steve Allison (Anne) of Abilene, Joy Walker of Sugar Land, Twyla Allison of Arlington, and Dwight Allison of Keller; seven beloved grandchildren, Luke Walker (Aislynn), Andrew Walker (Amanda), Allison Walker Boyle, Melody Allison Trowell (Randy), Noël Allison Borchardt (Jordan), Ashley Allison, and Madeleine Allison; eight absolutely adored great-grandchildren Liliana, twin Lilah, and sister Cosette (father Luke), Autumn and sister Olivia (father Andrew), Noah and twin siblings Charlotte and Bennett (mother Melody); grand-dogs; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many dear friends especially Leonida (Dang) Timbreza.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 12 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Davis Greenlawn Funeral Chapel 3900 B F Terry Blvd, Rosenberg, TX 77471 p. (281) 341-8800. Funeral services will be Friday, May 13 at 10:00 am at Davis Greenlawn Funeral Chapel. Flowers may be sent to Davis Greenlawn Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Future Hope and Healing, P.O. Box 614, Azle, TX 76098 (817) 929-1866, a nonprofit founded by mom’s dear friend Sally Daniels. Thank you to all who loved her, special thank you to Sally Daniels, Carol Wright, Meagan, Ebony, Samantha Fuller, Leslie Fry, Danny King, Cindy Jackson, Sharon Sage, Nancy Resmini, Nurse Robyn, and precious Waynette Clarke who never missed an opportunity to send mom a card and a gift over and over again. As my mother would say to us here lately, “Love and always forgive”.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.” II Timothy 4:7-8