Myers  McAllister


Samuel "Myers" McAllister, Jr., 50, of Houma, Louisiana, formerly of Tifton, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 29, 2019, at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 2, 2019, at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Petty, the Rev. Steve Hughes and the Rev. Steve Tucker officiating. Mr. McAllister will be laid to rest at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, September 1, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Hank Petty, Steven Hughes, Samuel Hughes, Richard McAllister, Terrell Rutland and Pete McAllister will serve as pallbearers.
Born December 11, 1968 in Tift County, Mr. McAllister was the son of Mary Reynolds McAllister of Tifton and the late Samuel Myers McAllister, Sr. He received his Masters Degree from Columbia University in New York. He was the Head of School at Saint Matthews Episcopal School in Houma, Louisiana. Myers loved the school and enjoyed interacting with students on various mission trips and other activities. He was a member of Saint Matthews Episcopal Church in Houma, Louisiana, where he directed the choir and played the organ. He had a servant's heart and was talented and kind-hearted. He loved music and reading.
In addition to his mother, Mr. McAllister is survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue McAllister Petty and husband Michael of Winter Haven, Florida and Marcia McAllister Hughes and husband Steve of Baxley; his nephews and nieces, Mallory and Allen Corbin, Hank Petty, Steven Hughes, Hannah Hughes, Samuel Hughes and Rachel Hughes; and his great-nephews and great-nieces, Bo Corbin, Laurabeth Corbin, Lucas Corbin and Annamarie Corbin.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to Saint Matthews Episcopal School, 266 Gabasse Street, Houma, LA 70360.
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at Services for the McAllister family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
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Published on August 31, 2019
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Carlton Goddard
Sep 05, 2019
I am sorry to hear about Myers Jr. I learned of his passing today, 9-05-19. My prayers are with you .
Erin Rogers Johnston
Sep 02, 2019
So sorry to hear of Myers' passing. We worked together in high school at The Big Store along with Marci. He was such a joy to be around- such fond memories of that time. He had great style, humor, full of fun. RIP🙏🏼