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James Robert Allen

d. January 11, 2018

 

James Robert Allen, 72, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, January 11, 2017 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.  Born June 23, 1945, he was the son of the late John Cecil and Georgia Adell Griffin Allen.  He was a member of Newbern First Assembly of God and a retired Branch Manager Supervisor for Wonder Bread. Mr. Allen proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.                                      

Funeral services will 1:00 p.m., January 15, 2018 at Newbern First Assembly of God conducted by Pastor Lyndel Fisher with interment to follow in Obion Chapel Cemetery.

Noel Allen, James N. Allen, Robin Lee Allen Melchert, Justin Morgan, Ricky Melchert, Tyler Morgan and Chris Walker will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Monday morning beginning at 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church.                                   

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Brenda Allen; one daughter, Cissie Melchert of Minot, N.D.; one son, Noel Allen (Leslie) of Newbern; nine grandchildren, Tabbatha Morgan (Justin), James Noel Allen (Jennifer), Elizabeth Udovich (Cody), Robin Lee Allen Melchert (Marla), Ricky Melchert, Jeremy Melchert (Amber), Jeffrey Melchert, Kucera Clayton, Christopher Walker; and fifteen great-grandchildren.   

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Robin Lee Allen.     

Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home. You may share your condolences and your memories with the Allen family at www.curryfuneral.com.  

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, January 15, 2018

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Newbern First Assembly of God

, Newbern, TN 38059

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 15, 2018

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Newbern First Assembly of God

, Newbern, TN 38059

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Final Resting Place

Monday, January 15, 2018

Obion Chapel Cemetery

TN

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