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1954 Allen 2014

Allen Ray Dickens

March 9, 1954 — March 20, 2014

On March 20, 2014 Heaven opened its gates for a great man to walk through. Allen Ray Dickens was born March 9, 1954 to Raymond and Elgin May (Owens) Dickens in Mena, Arkansas.
Allen's family was the light of his life. The time he spent with them was most precious to him. Allen enjoyed being outside hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, and spending time with his family. Allen worked construction for over 30 years, he was the strongest, toughest hardest working man his family ever knew. He was a loving, caring husband, daddy, dad-n-law and papaw. He was the rock of his family, he made them feel they were always safe and protected. His family will never forget those warm embraces and kisses they couldn't wipe off. He was deeply loved and cherished by his family and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Allen leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 39 years, Beverly of the home. Two daughters, Amy Danielle Slater and husband Sam and Michelle Rae McCubbin and husband Bobby. Papaw will forever be missed by his grandbabies, Trenton Sanders of Fountain Lake, Arkansas, Adrianna, Samantha and Samuel Slater, Amie McCubbin, Marissa Dickens and Alecsy Stauffer all of Waldron, Arkansas. Allen is also survived by two brothers, Dean Dickens and Doyle Dickens.

Allen is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Elgin Dickens and father and mother in law, Marvin and Rosie Cheesman, one son, Nathan Allen Dickens, and two daughters, Alicia Darlene Dickens and Alison Michelle Carol Dickens and one brother, Adell Dickens.
Allen's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Rickey Hunt officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery in Union Hill, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Allen's pallbearers will be Don Bogart, Rick Short, Johnny Short, Thurman Paul Cheesman and Wade Cheesman. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Slater, Doyle Dickens, Dean Dickens, Bobby McCubbin, Trenton Sanders, Samuel Roy Allen Slater, Thurman Cheesman and Shawn Mayberry.

Allen's visitation will be Monday, March 24, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas where Allen's family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Cemetery Details

Union Hill Cemetery
29261 Hwy 80 East
Waldron, AR, 72958


MAR 24. 01:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home

1879 West 6th Street

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

Funeral Service

MAR 25. 02:00 PM

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

1879 West 6th Street

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

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