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
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
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