Mr. Allen died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born May 23, 1951, in Habersham County, he was the son of Paul S. Allen of Demorest and the late Emma Belle Williams Allen.
Mr. Allen was currently employed in maintenance with North Georgia Technical College, where he had 10 years of service. He retired from Clarkesville Mills, where he had 32 years of service. Mr. Allen was a faithful and dedicated member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church where he served as a chairman of the board of trustees. He was very active in Boy Scout Troop 5 of Clarkesville, where he had more than 25 years of service. He also was a member of the Order of the Arrow. In his spare time, he enjoyed the outdoors, electronics, watching movies and reading. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Terri Marcus Allen of Hollywood; daughter, Kristy Allen of Hollywood; son, Justin Allen of Hollywood; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Christina Allen of Decatur; brother, Shawn Allen of Demorest; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Jo Anne Allen of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Paul Allen, Jase Allen, and Emma Green; several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop 5 of Clarkesville, c/o Clarkesville First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 365, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, October 30, 2013