Mr. Allen died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born June 30, 1928, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Arvil and Nell Power Allen. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by siblings, Bud Allen, Frank Allen, Charles Allen, Doug Allen, Thelma Chase and Jean Nations.
Mr. Allen was a retired supervisor with Scovill Manufacturing, where he worked for more than 30 years. He was a member of Habersham Baptist Church.
Surviving are his loving wife of 63 years, Janie Sisk Allen of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Sisk and Bill Lassiter of Dahlonega and Lynn and Roger Gribble of Demorest; sisters, Edna Black of Demorest and Yvonne Lindsay of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Dr. Chad Sisk, Angela (Steve) Davis, Lauren (John) Fair and Whitney Gribble; great-grandchildren, Zachary Sisk, Matthew Sisk and Hannah Davis; numerous nieces and nephews; and wonderful neighbors, Vermon and Ruth Banks.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
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
November 7, 2012