Funeral    services    for    Mr.   Elmer   Loyd   Allen,   79,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will  be  held  at  2  P.M. on Thursday,
July 3, 2014, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial  will  follow  in  the  Flynn  Cemetery  in
Gainesboro, TN.

  The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  4  P.M. –
9 P.M., and on Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

  He passed away on Monday, June  30, 2014, at Cumberland
River Hospital in Celina, TN.
     
  He was born November 13, 1934, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the late Mate Allen and Allene Allen Strode. He was  married  to
the late Rue Barlow Allen, who passed  away  August  18, 2001.
He was a night watchman at Tri  County  Vocational  School. He
was a county commissioner  in  Jackson  County  for  29  years,
and a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.  He  served
in the United States Marine Corps.

  In addition to his wife  and  parents,  he   was   preceded   in
death   by   1  Brother: Floyd "Red" Allen; and  2  Sisters: Joyce
Carmack and Deloise Maynard.

  Survivors  include  2  Sons:  Roger Allen  and  Randall Allen,
both of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Grandchildren: Kaula Allen and Cory
Allen, both of Gainesboro, TN; and 2 Great Grandchildren:  Atri
Kilmon   and   Amy   Allen.  Several   nieces,   nephews,    other
relatives, and friends also survive.

  Bro. Garry Anderson will officiate at the services.

  In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial donations may be made  to  the
Charles   Ralph   Holland  Memorial  Library  by  contacting  the
funeral home.
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