Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home
Allene Mae Tackett, 84, widow of William Leslie Tackett, passed away Thursday Nov. 8, 2012, in her home following a long illness.
Mrs. Tackett was born on Jan. 4, 1928 in Madison County to the late Woody and Lona Mae Dickerson Walden. She was a very giving, caring and loving mother who gave her all to her husband and family. She was a member of the Waco Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter Linda Gibbs (Archie), of Richmond; her son Mason Wayne Tackett (LaGonda), Davenport, Fla.; one sister Beatrice Reams, of Richmond; five grandchildren Darcy Salyers (Dave), Leslie Allene Horn (David), Gregory Nelson Tackett, Chris Tackett and Sarah Beth Tackett; and three great-grandchildren: Zachary Romans, Danielle Horn and Luke Horn.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son Nelson Ray Tackett; and four brothers Sherman, Ramsey, Tom and Walter Walden.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tackett will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, with Chaplain Jim Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.