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James S. Allen
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1888
Hill County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1918
Cotton County
Oklahoma, USA

A Poem In Memory Of James Allen

When I am dead, my dearest family,
Sing no sad songs for me;
Plant thou no roses at my head,
Nor shady cypress tree:
Be the green grass above me
With showers and dewdrops wet;
And if thou wilt, remember,
And if thou wilt, forget.

I shall not see the shadows,
I shall not feel the rain;
I shall not hear the nightingale
Sing on, as if in pain;
And dreaming through the twilight
That doth not rise nor set,
Haply I may remember
And Haply may forget.

Christina Rossetti

The Temple Tribune
Dec 12, 1918

ALLEN, James S. died at his home five and a half miles south of Temple on December 7 of pneumonia following

He was born in Hill County, Texas, near Whitney, August 8, 1888.
He was unmarried. He leaves his parents, a brother, Chalon,a brother who is wounded in France, Mrs. Lulu Jeffreys of Colorado, and other brothers and sisters.

Those present at the funeral from a distance were:
T. L. Allen of Ft. Cobb; J. W. Allen; A. D. Allen;
and Mrs. T. M. McCrary of Cache; D. B. Allen of Elmer, Okla; Bud Allen and Mrs Mattie Hawkins of Burleson,

Services were held at the home and burial was in
the Temple Cemetery.

Added to this memorial by Janet Milburn #47529757
from genealogical quarterly, The Tree Tracers'
December-February 2001, Article Cotton County Obits,
gleaned from pre-1920/30 newspapers.
Temple Masonic Cemetery
Cotton County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Janet Milburn
Record added: May 08, 2012
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James S. Allen
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Sing no sad songs for me I shall not see the shadows, I shall not feel the rain; I shall not hear the nightingale Sing on, as if in pain;..... You are remembered today, James S. Allen. May you rest in peace, dear man.
- Janet Milburn
 Added: May. 8, 2012

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