Helen Allen Whisenant, 87, of the Allen’s Crossroads community died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at Diversicare of Arab.

Mrs. Whisenant was born June 28, 1932, to Narvel J. Wilson and Hettie Mae Phillips Wilson. She was married to James R. Allen then Robert Leon Whisenant, both of who preceded her in death.

She was a member of Hebron Church of Christ.

She is survived by her step sons and daughter-in-law: Robert and Sandy Whisenant, James Steven Allen; step daughters and son-in-law: Karen D. Allen, Jan and Jack Beauford; sisters: Celestine Harper, Gladys Harper, Elene Hopson; nephews: Gary Harper, Keith and Karen Harper; nieces: Patsy Bryson, Sherry Harper, Jan Harper.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Sonya Leight Brazelton.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Eldridge Criscoe officiating. Burial was in Oleander Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Robert Whisenant, Keith Harper, Shane Bryson, Billy Williams, James “Redtop” Dunn and Jack Beauford. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Allen, Gary Harper and Wayne Sanders.

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