Funeral services for Mr. Donald Eugene Allen, 79, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday, June 7,
2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Allentown Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 P.M. - 8
P.M., and on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born June 19, 1937, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Lewis K. Allen and Betty Ann Allen. He worked in road
construction, and was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of God
in White Pine, TN.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Brothers: Douglas Allen and Clay Allen; and his Best Friend:
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Jeanie (Jeff) Batson of
Dandridge, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Zach Batson of Dandridge,
TN, Jeff Batson of Dandridge, TN, and Chrystall Wade of
Bristol, TN; 3 Brothers: Carl Allen of Gainesboro, TN, Ralph
Allen of CA, and Paul (Carolyn) Allen of AL; and 1 Sister:
Barbara (Robert) Nemore of Gainesboro, TN. Several nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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