Lawrence B. Allenbaugh, of Viola, Ark., was born May 20, 1919, in Witcherville, Ark. He died March 5, 2009, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 89.
He was united in marriage to Lorene Inez Izel on Nov. 3, 1942, in Indio, Calif. To this union two children were born.
He served his country in the United States Navy Seabees during the World War II, serving in Corregidor and Manilla in the Phillippines.
During his working years he was a heavy equipment truck driver. He was a member of the Moko Church of Christ.
Survivors include: his wife, Lorene Allenbaugh of the home; his daughter, Judith Roelfs of Ojai, Calif.; his grandchildren, Sharon Denise Hartzell of Lawndale, Calif, Michael Wayne Allenbaugh of Lawndale and Thomas Jarthy Roelfs of Oxnard, Calif; several great-grandchildren; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by: his son, Thomas Lee Allenbaugh; and his parents.
Services were held March 7 at the Moko Church of Christ with burial will follow later at Rosemont Memorial Cemetery in Benton, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.