|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1949|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2011|
BOBBY JOE ALLEN WAS THE SON OF HUGH AND CINDY ALLEN. HE MARRIED THELMA EVAN DAVIS. GOD BLESSED THIS MARRIAGE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: CHRISTIE AND JODY. HE WAS THE BROTHER OF JACK, CHARLES, WAYNE, PEGGY, BETTY, MCKENZIE, RANDALL S, TONY AND BILLY.
SURGOINSVILLE – Bobby Joe Allen, 61, of Surgoinsville, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, 8 JUN 2011, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Surgoinsville. He was a 1969 graduate of Surgoinsville High School and attended ETSU at Allendale. After high school he held various leadership jobs at Holliston Mills and was a supervisor at Alladin Plastics.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Cindy Allen; brother, Jack Allen; half-brothers, Charles and Wayne Allen; brother-in-law, Steve R. Jones.
He is survived by his daughter, Christie Allen Forbis; son, Jody Allen; three grandchildren; mother of his children, Thelma Evans Davis; sisters, Peggy Jarnagin and husband Ray of Rogersville, Betty Johnson and husband Leonard of Mt. Carmel, McKenzie A. Jones, and her daughter, Wendy Dykes Hicks and her son, Dustin Allen Jones; brothers, Randall S. Allen and wife Lisa of Church Hill, Tony Allen and wife Dana of Mt. Carmel; half-brother, Billy Allen of Maryland; sister-in-law, Judy Allen; several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a thank you to his friends and neighbors, Hawkins County Rescue Squad; and special thanks to Daniel Allen, Linda Kimbro, Betty Jean Sandidge, John and Sarah Williams, and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Collier.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Surgoinsville.
The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Friday, June 10, 2011, at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville. Funeral services will follow at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Tecky Hicks and the Rev. Jesse Hartgrove officiating. Honorary pallbearer will be Johnny Greer, and pallbearers will be nephews. Family and friends are asked to meet at First Baptist Church of Surgoinsville Community Cemetery for graveside services 2 pm Saturday, June 11, 2011.
8 JUN 2011
Surgoinsville Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Heaven Bound
Record added: Jun 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72036092