BUCKHANNON — Jerry Allender, 72, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins. He was born Dec. 28, 1944 in Elkins, a son of the late Alton B. and Orpha Marie Crites Allender. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Lee Allender and three nieces, Barbara, Donna and Wynonna. He is survived by one sister, Carolyn L. McKinley of Buckhannon; a niece, Melissa Ann Hallmark, of Canadian, Okla.; an uncle, Donald Crites, of Buckhannon and several cousins. Jerry loved helping people.
Friends will be received at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. the funeral hour with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will be in the Sago Baptist Church Cemetery in Sago. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.