Funeral    services    for    Mrs.  Linda  Fay  Allen,   61,   of
Cookeville, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  1  P.M.  on  Thursday,
January  1,   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 Wednesday  from 4 P.M.  – 9
P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M until time of services.

Mrs. Allen passed away on Monday, December  29, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
She was born September 15, 1947, in Albertville, AL,  to  the
late
Azlee Murphy and Hazel Baldwin Murphy.  On  October
29, 1962,  she  was  married  to  
Joe Earl Allen,  who survives.
She was a housewife and mother.

Survivors    include    her    
Husband:    Joe   Earl   Allen   of
Cookeville, TN;
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;  
 1   Brother: Clint Lee Murphy of Lockport, IL; and  3
Sisters:  
 JoAnn Durkiewiez of Lemont, IL,  Darlene Callahan of
Lockport,  IL, and Dene Pierce  of  Centre, AL.  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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