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James Marcus "Jim" Allen
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1927
Marion County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 2012
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

James M. "Jim" Allen, 84, of East Moline, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to Edgewood Baptist Church.

He was born Oct. 14, 1927, in Hamilton, Ala., to John and Alice Harris Allen. He married Joyce Pratt on July 4, 1947, in Guin, Ala. She passed away Oct. 10, 2000.

James worked at John Deere Harvester in Moline for 39 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a past member of the Moose Lodge in Davenport.

Survivors include his sons, Jerry (Kathy), Morton, Ill., Jeffrey, San Diego, Calif., Jack (Cynthia), Orion; grandchildren, Melissa (Brendon) Barrett, Matthew (Chelsea) Allen, Alicia, James, Jon and Seth Allen; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Cora. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; a sister, Lillie Franks; and a brother, Clint.

The family would like to extend a special thank you for the care given to Jim by Sharon Carroll and the support received by Bobbie and Ray Emerson.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted online Quad-Cities Dispatch-Argus Sept. 24, 2012 
Family links: 
  John Hilrey Allen (1887 - 1964)
  Alice Lugene Harris Allen (1887 - 1927)
  Joyce Beatrice Pratt Allen (1932 - 2000)
  Infant Daughter Allen*
  Infant Son Allen*
  Lillie Allen Franks (1915 - 2003)*
  Clint Allen (1922 - 1985)*
  James Marcus Allen (1927 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Garden of Gethsemane
Maintained by: Joyce Rye Kasberg
Originally Created by: Martha Franks Phillips M...
Record added: Jun 07, 2013
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James Marcus Jim Allen
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James Marcus Jim Allen
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 Added: Nov. 28, 2013

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