Carl Lane Allen, 75, of Sullivan passed away 8:20 p.m. Thursday October 1, 2009 in his home, Sullivan.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday October 5, 2009 at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be held one hour before the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in French Cemetery, Allenville. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice or in care of the family.
Carl was born August 19, 1934 in Sullivan, the son of Johnie G. and L. Ferne (Lane) Allen. He married Betty L. Shumard February 26, 1956 in Stewardson. Carl was a retired electrician. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Bruce. He was a HAM Radio operator.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Carl L Allen Jr. of Champaign and Ronald J. Allen of Sullivan; daughters, Connie L. Eskew, Sheryl S. Eckel and Linda L. (Mike) Featherling all of Sullivan. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents, one sister and infant brother.