|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 2006|
Funeral services for Dewey Maurice Allen, age 82 of Lake Providence, Louisiana, will be 2:00PM Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at the First Baptist Church of Lake Providence with Dr. Neal Raborn and Rev. Don Boyett officiating. Interment will be in the Kilbourne Cemetery, Kilbourne, Louisiana. Services are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Lake Providence.
Visitation will be Monday from 4PM - 9PM at Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 1PM - 8PM at the First Baptist Church in Lake Providence.
He is preceded in death by his: daughter-in-law: Vicki Trichell Allen; grandson: T.C. Brady; parents: Andrew Jackson Allen & Pearl Allen; 3 brothers: John, Bill, & Marshall Allen; sister: Helen Pullen.
Mr. Dewey served in the United States Army during WWII. During that time he spent 21 months in Europe, he fought in the Ruhr Pocket, Ingolstadt, Battle of the Bulge, Starbrucken, Rhine River. He served in outfit 648 tank destroyer battalion - Company B. He trained at Camp Buoy & Camp Hood. He was given an honorable discharge at Shelby, Mississippi in 1946. He married Peggy Klick Allen on January 3, 1946. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Providence. He worked for Carroll Sand & Gravel as a mechanic for 12 years. He worked for the Town of Lake Providence for 18 years before he retired in 1986. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dewey is survived by his wife: Peggy Ruth Allen of Lake Providence, Louisiana; son: Ronnie Allen of Swartz, Louisiana; daughter: Marsha Nelson of Lake Providence, Louisiana; son: Rick Allen of Oak Grove, Louisiana; daughter: Rebecca Layton of Swartz, Louisiana; 4 brothers: Rob, Huey, Steve & Aubrey Allen; 2 sisters: Ida Mae Bogus & Annie Dowson; 11 Grandchildren & 19 Great-Grandchildren; numerous neices & nephews.
Andrew J Allen (1888 - 1958)
Pearl E Perritt Allen (1893 - 1985)
Peggy Ruth Klick Allen (1930 - ____)*
West Carroll Parish
Created by: RLS
Record added: Nov 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16807509
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