Funeral services for Mr. Wade E. “Gene” Allen, Sr., 78, of
Baxter, Tennessee,   will   be   held   at   11 A.M.  on  Saturday,
September 9, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Burial   will   follow   in  the  Forest  Lawn  Memorial  Gardens  in
Goodlettsville, TN at 2:30 P.M.
 
The family will receive friends Friday from 12 noon – 3 P.M. and
from 5 P.M. – 9 P.M., and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of
services at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
 
Mr. Allen passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2006, at
Masters Health Care Center in Algood, TN.
 
He was born January 6, 1928, in Jackson County to the late
Sam Allen & Ollie Harris Allen.   On May 12, 1947,   he   was
married to
Elise Garrison Allen,   who  survives.   They   were
married for 59 years.

Mr. Allen was retired from Dacco. He was a member of the
Bloomington  Springs  Church  of  Christ.   In   addition   to   his
parents,    he    was    preceded    in    death    by    
1    Great-
Granddaughter:
Madison Grace Leader; 1 Brother: Brownie
Allen; and
1 Sister: Mildred Lorene Stafford.
 
Survivors include
his wife: Elise Garrison Allen of Baxter, TN;   
1 Son:   Wade Eugene Allen, Jr.   of   Baxter,  TN;   4
Daughters:
Anna (Bobby) Huffine of Madison, TN, Elmie (Herb)
Ruck of Lebanon, TN, Linda (Mike) Silcox of Jackson, TN, and
Joyce (Nat) Douglas of Goodlettsville, TN;
8 Grandchildren:
Dustin Huffine,   Gregory (Shannon) Huffine,   Tiffany (Gordy)
Miller,   Tatum Ruck,   Ashley (Ryan) Leader,   Brooke Silcox,
Nathan Douglas,    and    Taylor Douglas;    and    
6 Great-
Grandchildren:
Willow Ruck Hay,   Reese Miller,    Connor
Leader, Bradford Cantrell, Graham Huffine, and Reagan Miller.
Special thanks to all his caregivers   at  Cookeville   Regional
Medical Center &   Masters  Health  Care  Center,   especially
Shelia Pippin.

Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Paul Fox will officiate at the services.

Sons-in-law and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
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