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Jack Brower Allen
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1908
Bannock County
Idaho, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1986
Idaho Falls
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA

Idaho State Journal, 03 Nov. 1986
Jack Allen

Blackfoot - Jack B. Allen, a Blackfoot area resident for the past three years, died Friday at the Valley Care Center in Idaho Falls.

He was born Feb. 26, 1908 in Hawkins, to George D. and Louisa Adelaide Brower Allen. He attended schools in Chatten Flats and Hagerman.

He married Cora Laverne Jenkins Aug. 16, 1927 in Fairfield. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. They farmed and kept dairy cows in Hagerman, where he also served as cemetery sexton for 10 years. He was active in the community, serving Shoestring School Board of Trustees and as a precinct committeeman in Tuttle.

He was chairman of the "Old Time" Section of the July 24 celebration in Hagerman for 40 years and in 1976 was honored as grand marshal of the parade.

He was a member of the LDS Church, served as a bishop's counselor under three different bishops, was Young Men's president, high priest's group leader and bishop of the Hagerman Ward.

He also enjoyed singing in the choir.

He is survived by his wife, Blackfoot; one son, Jack L. Allen, Blackfoot; one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd (Barbara) Hammons, Rathdrum; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by nine brothers; one sister; one daughter Eileen Child; one son, Royal J.; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Blackfoot East Stake Center on Mt. Putnam Drive with Bishop Tom Driscoll of the LDS Sixth Ward officiating. Friends may call at Packham Mortuary all day Tuesday. The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday for one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Hagerman Cemetery."

Family links: 
  George Davids Allen (1868 - 1937)
  Louie Adelaide Allen Brower Penfold (1871 - 1965)
  Cora Lavern Jenkins Allen (1909 - 1990)*
  Eileen Rae Allen Child (1930 - 1969)*
  Lewis George Allen (1889 - 1961)*
  Earl James Allen (1892 - 1962)*
  Horace Alvin Allen (1895 - 1957)*
  Arlen B Allen (1897 - 1971)*
  Claude Clifford Allen (1899 - 1980)*
  Verl S Allen (1903 - 1968)*
  William A Allen (1906 - 1973)*
  Jack Brower Allen (1908 - 1986)
*Calculated relationship
Hagerman Cemetery
Gooding County
Idaho, USA
Created by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
Record added: Jan 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33061555
Jack Brower Allen
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- Leslie Mikesell Wood
 Added: Jan. 19, 2009

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