Funeral for Benton Allen, 83, of 2211 Spring Ave. SW will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Holy Church of Chkrist with the Rev. Wallace Fuller and the Rev. James Toone officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Gardens of Memory with Brown Service Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Allen died Friday at Parkway Medical Center Hospital. He was retired from the Alabama Highway Department and a member of the Holy Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Katie Allen; two sons, Cecil Allen and Buford Allen, both of Hartselle; six daughters, Faye Haggermaker and Sue Pepper, both of Hartselle, Mae Huckaby of Somerville,Tommie Hill and Lucille Hilley, both of Birmingham, and Marie Lawrence of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Henry Allen of Moulton; one sister, Josie Terry of Courtland; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.