Funeral services for Mr. Joe Earl Allen, 67,  of   Cookeville,
Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Monday,  May 4,  2009,  at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home   in   Gainesboro,
TN.  Burial will follow in the John Young Cemetery  in  the Shiloh
community.

The family will receive friends on Monday from  10 A.M.  until
time of services.

Mr. Allen  passed  away  on  Saturday,  May  2, 2009,  at his
residence.
  
He was born February 7, 1942,  in  Jackson  County,  TN,  to
the late
Cecil and Clora Pippin Allen.  On  October  29, 1962,
he was married to the late
Linda Faye Allen, who passed away
December 29, 2008.  He  was  in  the auto parts industry, and a
member of the Shiloh Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents,  he  was  preceded in
death by
3 Brothers:  James “Wack” Allen,  Charles Paul “Niff”
Allen, and Junior Allen; and
1 Sister: Georgia Allen

Survivors  include  
3  Sons  and  Daughters-in-Law:  Gary
(Karen)   Allen,   Kenny   (Tammy)   Allen,    and    James   “Bo”
(Shannon) Allen, all of Cookeville, TN;   
2   Daughters   and  1
Son-in-Law:
   Pamela  (Steve)  Trisdale  of  Baxter,  TN,    and
Tammy Richardson of Cookeville, TN;
11 Grandchildren: Lacy
Trisdale;  Clint, Samantha,  and  Sonya Allen;   Hayley Trisdale;
Kayla, Brayden,  and  Bryson Allen;  Jesse Richardson;   Mason
and Noah Richardson;   
2  Great-Grandchildren: Kenan Allen
and Tommy Trisdale;  
2 Brothers: Dale Allen of Cookeville, TN
and  Elmer (Deborah Jean) Allen   of   Gainesboro,   TN;  and
2
Sisters:
  Jane (Ralph) Herald  of  Silver Point, TN,  and Gladys
Taylor   of   Cookeville,  TN.    Several  nieces,  nephews,  other
relatives, and friends also survive.

Pastor Ron Phillips will officiate at the services.

In  lieu  of  flowers,  memorial  donations may be made to the
Allen  Family   by   contacting   Anderson  –  Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home.
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