Funeral services for Mrs. Leona Mayberry Allen, 64, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on
Saturday, October 31, 2009, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove community of
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 P.M. - 9 P.M.,
and Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Allen passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born March 9, 1945, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Lester Ray and Lena Wheeler Mayberry. On November
3, 1967, she was married to Larry M. Allen, who survives. She
was a homemaker and a member of the McCoinsville Church of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1
Sister: Peggy Allen.
Survivors include her Husband: Larry M. Allen of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Sons: Mark and Angelia Allen, Michael and
Meredith Allen, and Bryant Allen, all of Gainesboro, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Hailey, Austin, and Cason Allen; 3 Brothers:
Billy Mayberry, Kenneth Mayberry, and Elmer Mayberry, all of
Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Sister: Daisy (Terry) Pryor of
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Allen Family by contacting the funeral home.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home