Funeral services for Mrs. Reba B. Allen, 81, of Granville,
Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, July 17,
2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial
will follow in the Brown Family Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy.
in Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M. and
Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Sunday, July 14, 013 at the Mabry
Health Care Center in Gainesboro, TN.
She was born November 3, 1931 in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Ben F. and Lona V. Brown. On April 19, 1950, she
was married to the late Earl Green “Cotton” Allen, who
passed away on December 23, 1997. She was an
administrative assistant with the Tennessee Department of
Human Services. She was a member of the Flynns Creek
Church of Christ, formerly the Forks of the Creek Church of
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Earl Patrick Allen; 1 Brother: Ronnie Brown;
and 1 Sister: Bernice Brown.
Survivors include 1 Son: Tommy (Anna) Allen of Granville,
TN; 1 Daughter: Beverly (Danny) Forkum of Cookeville, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Jeff (Kristi) Allen of Celina, TN; Scotty
(Elizabeth) Allen of Gainesboro, TN; and Abbie Wilson (Jason)
Bryan of Brentwood, TN; 6 Great-Grandchildren: Michael
Allen, Kassidy Allen, Austin Allen, Phillip Allen, Kaitlyn Allen,
and Jayla Bryan; and 2 Sisters: Nell Anderson and Deborah
Sheron, both of Gainesboro, TN. She is also survived by
several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bro. Rex Moorer will officiate at the services.
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