|Death: ||Jul. 27, 2009|
‘B.J.' Allen - ERWIN
ERWIN – Billie Junior "B.J." Allen, age 85, 642 Galax Drive, Erwin, died Monday, July 27, 2009, at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Allen was a lifelong Unicoi County resident and a son of the late Bill and Edith Hampton Allen.
He was retired from Clinchfield Railroad with thirty-nine years of service.
Mr. Allen was a member of Freedom Baptist Church and a former Mason.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Peggy Barbor Allen, in 2002; his brother, Sherman Allen; and his sister, Edna Green.
Mr. Allen is survived by two sons, Mark L. Allen and wife, Robin, Ft. Worth, Texas, B. Todd Allen and fiancé, Cindy McLaughlin Edwards, both of Erwin; six grandchildren, Lance Allen, Tara Beth Allen, Colton Allen, Keisha Allen, Kaci Allen and Leah Allen; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, James and Peggy Bailey, Tom Hensley, John and Penny Randolph.
The family would like to thank Chief Regan Tilson and the Erwin Police Department, Major Mike Hensley and the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department, John Hileman and the Southside Volunteer Fire Department and Pro-Med Ambulance Service for their response and care given to Mr. Allen and his family.
A private graveside service will be held at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Reverend Les Honeycutt and Jim Bailey will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Bailey, Carlyle Love, Tom Hensley, John Randolph and Tony Estep. Those planning to attend are requested to meet at the cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Freedom Baptist Church, c/o Merita Beam, 210 Alabama Street, Erwin, TN 37650.
Condolences for the family may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of the arrangements. 743-1380
Roselawn Memorial Park
Created by: Judy
Record added: Jul 28, 2009
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Added: Jul. 28, 2009
Added: Jul. 28, 2009