Minden Press-Herald

Sep 23rd

Allen A. Bandy

Funeral services for Mr. Allen A. Bandy, 90, will be held Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, with the Rev. Jake Vandenberg officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Branch Cemetery, Taylor, Arkansas under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.

Family will receive friends beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 from 5 until 8 p.m.

Mr. Bandy was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Walker Creek, Arkansas to Effram Hamp and Ethel Bland Bandy and passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in Shreveport. He was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of Walnut Road Baptist Church and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Bandy was also a retired Millwright Foreman for International Paper Company with 36 years of service.

He is survived by daughters, Terry B. McLain and husband, Gary of Taylor, Arkansas, Joanna Strother of Springhill; son, Ronald D. Bandy of Springhill; sister, Nadnola B. Cobb of Bradenton, Florida; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Bandy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eva Christia Bandy; son, Charles Louis Slappy; and two brothers, Hamp and Franklin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Ellen, Donnaban Hunter, Bill Carter, Jimmy Butler, Geff Farper and Greg Schildroth.

Sign the online guestbook at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.

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