Anthony Lee Allen, a native of Bunkie & resident of Morganza, La. have gone to glory on March 25, 2021 at the age of 45 years old. Visitation services Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at 152 Hwy. 3050 in Morganza, La. Religious services Monday, April 5, 2021 at Bright Morning Baptist Church in Morganza services at 2 p.m. Interment at Little Rock B.C. Cemetery in Morganza. He leaves to cherish his wonderful memories: His wife of 18 years; Rhonda Gaston-Allen of Morganza, LA; three sons, JaVarius (Bud) Gaston, KeyVon (Keede) Gaston, and JaColbi (Phat) Allen. Honorary sons, Leonard Gage, Eric Celestine, and Trendarius Fraizer. Two loving mothers-in-law Joann LeBan Gaston of Morganza, LA; Gaynell P. Richard of Baton Rouge, LA. A father-in-law and Spiritual Leader Pastor Willie O. Richard, Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA. One sister-in-law, Ravin D. Simmons of Houston, TX. Sisters; Ruby Lee, Medenia (Jammie), and Joyce (Will) Watson, Sharon (Noah) Davis, Carolyn (Alton) Montgomery, Edna Neal, Kathy Augustus, and Carolyn Rash. Brothers; Robert (Grace) Allen, Willie Lee (Josie), Wilber, Eddie Lee and Freddie Watson, Terrance (Charlita), and Kenneth Wayne Turner, Ricky Hartford, Brian Augustus, Sr., Lawrence and Booker Roseburr. God-children Chase Simmons, Jonathan Jones, Jr. and Priscilla Jones of Innis, LA. A host of loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Anthony was preceded in death by his parents Shirley Allen and Lee Turner, foster parents; Edward and Eola Augustus. Sisters Audrey and Ruthann Watson, brothers Clarence, Danny, James and Leander Watson. Godson Monte' Amari Stevens. All who knew Bro. Anthony knew him to have a love and passion for family, he was always the mediator no matter the situation. He avidly checked on his family and loved being around his nieces and nephews which he always said was too many to count.
Published in The Advocate from Apr. 2 to Apr. 5, 2021.