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James C Allen, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1918
Death: Jul. 27, 2011

Services for James C. "Shorty" Allen Sr. will be held Friday, at 11 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Talley officiating. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Church of God Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Allen, 92, of Meridian, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Aldersgate Retirement Home. He was a retired carman and worked with M & B Railroad. Mr. Allen was a member of Jones Chapel Church of God. He loved fishing and playing dominos and loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his two daughters: Sandra Hodgins and her husband Gary of Meridian, and Tawanna Wright and her husband John of Meridian; one son, James C. "Cowboy" Allen Jr. of Tupelo; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gaynell Allen Barber; second wife, Hazel Bernice Allen; a brother, William Earl Allen; a sister, Hazel Kelley; a great-grandson, Drake Hodgins; and parents, William H. and Liddie Allen.

The family request memorials be made to Jones Chapel Church of God Building Fund.

Pallbearers will be Greg Chatham, Tommy Galyean, Jason Hodgins, Tony Creel, Charles Compton and Ray Martin.

Honorary pallbearer is Charles Neal.

Published July 28, 2011 in The Meridian Star 
Family links: 
  William H. Allen (1893 - 1979)
  Liddie C. Allen (1895 - 1982)
  Hazel Bernice McDonald Allen (1926 - 2003)
  Gaynell Stewart Allen Barber (1921 - 2010)
  James C Allen (1918 - 2011)
  Hazel A. Kelley (1929 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Jones Chapel Cemetery
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: LJH
Record added: Aug 28, 2012
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