|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1932|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2010|
Johnson-Williams Funeral Home Obituary
December 11, 2010
Thomas Allen, 78, of Ridgely, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.
He was a retired employee of the U.S. Corps of Engineers where he served as a construction inspector, was a U.S. Army veteran, worked for the Ridgely Police Department for 17 years and served as 1st lieutenant for the Ridgely Fire Department, was a charter member of Company D 105 3rd Division Combat Engineers where he held the position of sergeant, was a member of the Cottonwood Baptist Church and was a Scout in Ridgely Troop 36.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely with the Rev. Don Layman officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda "Bucky" Allen and Rhonda Hutcheson, both of Ridgely; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Markham of Dyersburg; three grandchildren, Robert L. Mumford and Christy Mumford Woodard, both of Ripley, and Michael "Shane" Hutcheson of Ridgely; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Katherine Allen; his parents, Ivor Lafant and Ola Mae Taylor Allen; and a sister, Charlene Ray Allen.
Ivor Lafont Allen (1902 - 1989)
Ola Mae Taylor Allen (1909 - 1990)
Katherine Lyon Allen (1935 - 2009)*
New Haven Cemetery
Created by: Melissa Clayton Key
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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Rest in peace, cousin. I remember you visiting our family when I was a child and wish I had known you as an adult. It sounds like you were a fine man.|
Added: Jul. 23, 2012
Added: Jun. 22, 2012
Thomas, Thank You Sir for all your service to our great country. From serving in the US Army to being a Police Officer at Ridgely and the Fire Department also. You will be greatly missed by all those who knew you and your community!|
D & J Cloninger
Added: Dec. 12, 2010
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