James Carl "Jimmy" Allen
|James Carl “Jimmy” Allen, age 70,
of Paris, Tenn., died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at His residence in Paris,
He was married in May of 1976 to Peggy Sue Smith Allen and she survives.
Jimmy was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris. He was a former City of Paris Police Officer and formerly worked at the South Fulton Police Dept. He was the former Head of Security for Jim Adams IGA. He was also a Member of the Fraternal Order Police and was a Retired heavy equipment operator.
He was born February 10, 1944 in Paris, TN to the late William Carl Allen and the late Annie Lee Raines Allen.
Besides his wife, Jimmy is also survived by his Two Daughters, Susan French of Paris, Tenn, Ruth Crane of Paris, Tenn; Two Sons, Tommy (Lori) Crane of Paris, Tenn, Roger Crane of Paris, Tenn; One Brother, Charlie Allen of Paris, Tenn; Grandchildren, J. Michael (Laura) French of Springville, TN, Megan (Kenny) Higashimura of Terre Haute, IN, Matt Whitehead of Paris, TN, Michelle Whitehead of Paris, TN, Tripp (Lindsey) Crane of Murray, KY, Morgan Hulett of Puryear, TN, Jonathan Crane of Paris, TN; Great Grandchildren, Sydney Dawn White, and Collier Ray Crane.
Besides his parents, Jimmy was also preceded in death by brothers, Joe Don Allen, Ronald Allen and Donald Allen.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn., where visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm Friday, June 13, 2014 and after 9 am Saturday, June 14, 2014.
The Funeral Service will be at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home at 11:00 am Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Jimmy Allison will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Steve Kuykendall, Keith Kuykendall, Tripp Crane, Marty Allison, Matt Whitehead, and Charles “Chuck” Elizondo. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Johnny Dunn, James Wade and Roy Lackey.
Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Paris, Tenn.
Memorials may be made to the Charity of your choice.
This obituary added by Lindell Chrisman ('61)
Reprinted from the
Ridgeway Funeral Home Website
June 12, 2014 ~ Used by permission
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