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John W. Allphin

Feb 19 1941 - Jul 15 2010

Mr. John W. Allphin, age 69, of McKinney, Texas passed away July 15, 2010. He was born February 19, 1941, in Bryan, Texas to Byron and Mayte Ola (Thompson) Allphin. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. On February 12, 1965, he married Helen Louise Stephens in Oneida, Tennessee. John owned The Triangle Barber in Garland, Texas for 28 years. He attended Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Helen; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Sherry Allphin of Aubrey, Texas, and Brian and Beth Allphin of Frisco, Texas; grandchildren, Olivia and Elizabeth; sisters, Carolyn Royse and husband, John of Annapolis, Maryland and Kathleen Martin and husband, Maurice of McKinney; sisters-in-law, Glenda Allphin of Santa Fe, Texas and Diana Perry of Winfield, Tennessee; mother-in-law, Kathleen Smith also of Winfield, Tennessee; brothers-in-law, Royce Stephens of Caryville, Tennessee and Ron Stephens of Oneida, Tennessee; and many numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Elmon Stephens; granddaughter, Amelie Faith Allphin; brother, James Milton Allphin; and brother-in-law, Dick Van Tyne. A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 24, 2010, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Maurice Martin officiating. The family will receive friends for a night of remembrance Friday, July 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Happy Hill Farm, 3846 N. Hwy 144, Granbury, Texas 76048 or VNA Hospice, 2414 W. University Dr. Ste 200, McKinney, Texas 75071.
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