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Ellen Jane Carpenter Allen
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1929
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 2014
Madison County
Tennessee, USA

Ellen Jane Allen, age 84 of Jackson, TN passed away on February 22, 2014. Graveside services will be 2:30pm; Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Mapleview Cemetery, Smyrna, TN. Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Allen was born in Butterville, NY on December 2, 1929 to Clara and Scott Carpenter. She graduated from House of Good Samaritan, Watertown, NY in 1950 as a Registered Nurse, Joined the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant in July 1951 and was stationed at Naval Hospitals in Bethesda, MD and Jacksonville, FL. She was honorably discharged in 1953. She married Robert H. Allen in 1953 and they celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2013.

Mrs. Allen volunteered and held memberships in many civic organizations and is a past president of Jackson Women's Club. She loved to garden, golf, camp and needle crafting. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Jackson, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Allen in December 2013; a son Bobby Allen; a daughter Bonnie Jean Allen; a granddaughter Robyn Enochs, and a sister Gert Ainsworth.

Mrs. Allen is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Jackson and her husband Mike of Jackson, TN and Barbara Enochs and her husband Joe of West Plains, MO; four grandchildren Tricia Johnson, Bethany Johnson, Evan Enochs, and Lauren Enochs.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Church St., Jackson, TN 38301. An online guestbook for Mrs. Allen is available at

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  Robert Harris Allen (1929 - 2013)
Mapleview Cemetery
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Feb 24, 2014
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Ellen Jane <i>Carpenter</i> Allen
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