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Gary Lon Allran

Obituary for Gary Lon Allran

April 30, 1930 - December 25, 2018
Cherryville, North Carolina | Age 88

Loving Father, Grandfather, and Friend


Gary Lon Allran, age 88 passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Atrium Health Lincoln. He was born April 30, 1930 in Gaston County to the late Howard Wayne and Dorothy Sullivan Allran. He was director of computer operations and truck transportation at Carolina Freight Carriers and attended St. John's Lutheran Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Julia Stroup Allran and daughter, Julie Allran.

He is survived by his children, Alice Smith, Clara Bost, and Chip Allran; grandchildren, Clifton, Meg and Betsy; and seven great-grandchildren.

All services will be private.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, PO Box 100 Cherryville, NC 28021 or Boy Scouts of America Hut 323, 702 E. 1st St. Cherryville, NC 28021.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • St. John's Lutheran Church
    PO Box 100
    Cherryville, NC 28021
  • Boy Scout Troop 323
    702 E. 1st St.
    Cherryville, NC 28021

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