Robert Gerlan Allred, 84, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at his residence in the Poolville Community of Union County. He was born August 11, 1936, in New Albany, the son of Connie Andrew and Clifford Marie Miller Allred. Mr. Allred had worked in manufacturing, building railroad locomotives most of his career. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, and he enjoyed woodworking, tinkering on cars, and yard work. He is survived by one son, Mark Allred, and his wife, Kathy, of New Albany; three daughters, Alice Allred of Hickory Flat, Shelia Maxey, and her husband, Robert, of Myrtle, and Donna Self, and her husband, Todd, of Cotton Plant; sister, Billie Ayers of Myrtle; two step-sisters, Brenda Towery (Jerry) of Myrtle, and Linda Grant (Mike) of New Albany; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of sixty three years, Martha Allred; a baby boy, Michael Lynn Allred; and two brothers, Fred and Gervie Allred. Services are Friday at 2:00 P. M. at Glenfield Funeral Home with Brother Terry Floyd and Chaplain Jerry Grammer, officiating. Burial will follow in Glenfield Memorial Park. Active pallbearers are Phillip Sword, David Cameron, Chad Smithey, Grant Boyd, Larry Parks, and Taylor Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Grant and Joseph Mask. Visitation will be held from 1:00 P. M. until service time on Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Ms. Medical Center Hospice.