|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2011|
The Moultrie Observer
MOULTRIE — Albert Lester Allen, 87, of Moultrie, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Unihealth at Magnolia Manor South.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at Funston Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Shiver officiating, assisted by the Rev. William N. McQueen III. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Funston Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Matthew Allen, John Allen, Cline Allen, David Scott, Andy Brinkley and Jerry Parker.
Born Oct. 18, 1923, in Colquitt County, he was the son of the late John Garner Allen and Penny Wiggins Allen. He was a 1941 graduate of Moultrie High School and was World War II Marine corps veteran. A retired farmer, he was named Conservationist of the Year for the Middle Georgia Soil Conservation District in 1973. He was a member of Funston Baptist Church, where he was a long time Sunday school teacher, served several terms as Sunday school superintendent, was a former deacon and church treasurer. He was also past-president of the Funston Elementary School P.T.A.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Virginia Jenkins Allen; one sister, Helen Allen Pearson; and one brother, John Glenn Allen.
Survivors include one son, Rodney L. Allen and wife Jean of Moultrie; one daughter, Victoria Allen Graham and husband Frank of Marietta, Ga.; three grandchildren, Matthew Lester Allen and wife Jessica, John Ireland Allen and wife Alissa and Cline Jenkins Graham; three great-grandchildren, Conner Matthew Allen, Branson Garner Allen and John David Allen; one sister, Virginia Allen White of Moultrie; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Virginia Jenkins Allen (1928 - 2011)
Funston Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Donald E. Garrett
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
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