Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Young Allen, 78, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 8 P.M. on Thursday, August 6,
2015, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Private burial will take place later in the Young
Cemetery on Sugartown Ridge in Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 P.M. until
time of services.
She passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015, at the
Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born December 4, 1936, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Bill Clay and Bessie Young. She was married to the
late Roger Kenneth Allen. She worked in retail at Big K, Roses,
and Leo's Spring Street Market. She was a member of the
Willow Avenue Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 3 Brothers: Kenny Young, Rick Young, and Hugh
Survivors include 4 Sons: Roger Allen of Cookeville, TN;
Mike (Darlene) Allen of Sparta, TN; Tim (Cindy) Allen of
Alabama; and Keith Allen; 1 Daughter: Debbie Allen (Danny)
Phy of Cookeville, TN; 2 Brothers: Billy Ray Young and Ralph
Young, both of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Sister: Wanda Dayton of
Spring, TX; 9 Grandchildren: Jessica and James Allen, Jennifer
Hammock, Jared Phy, Cody Haley, T. J. Richard, and Eve Allen;
and 3 Great-Grandchildren: Maddux and Marlee Hammock and
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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