Funeral services for Lester Fred Allen, 56,  of  Cookeville,
Tennessee,  will  be  held at 3 P.M. on Friday, August 24, 2012,
at     Anderson    –    Upper    Cumberland   Funeral   Home    in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial   will   follow   in   the   Dodson  Branch
Cemetery in the Dodson Branch community of Jackson  County,

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

He   passed   away   on   Tuesday,   August   21,   2012,   at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born February 11, 1956, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
Ivory Allen and the late Dow Morgan Allen.  He  was  a   vinyl
siding and window installer.

Survivors  include  
1  Son:  Brian (Erin) Allen of Gainesboro,
1  Daughter: Melissa (Matthew) Clevenger of Gainesboro,
TN;    his    
Mother:    Ivory   Allen    of    Gainesboro,    TN;    2
 Tiffany Kirby   and   Layla Allen; 1 Brother:
Jimmy Allen of Illinois;   
1  Sister-in-Law:  Tina Allen  of  Illinois;
3  Nieces: Angie Allen, Rachael Thyne, and Katelyn Allen,
all of Illinois.

Rev. Billy Haney will officiate at the services.

Memorial  donations  may  be  made  to  the  Allen  family by
contacting the funeral home.
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