Jerry Donald Allen, 88 of Blossom, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020.
Private family graveside services will be held on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Knights of Honor Cemetery in Blossom with Charles Fendley and Cleve Fendley officiating. No formal visitation will be observed.
Jerry was born in Lamar County on August 11, 1932 to Gilbert and Vertie Parks Allen. He graduated from Blossom High School in 1949. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked at UARCO until his retirement, then went to work in the Maintenance Department at Paris Regional Medical Center. Jerry was a member of the Blossom Church of Christ.
He is survived by his children, Mike Allen and wife Kathy, Paul Allen and wife Rita; grandchildren, Brandon Allen and wife Melissa, Jamie Allen and wife Whitney, Brooke White and husband Cade, Zach Allen and wife Brittany, Trey Allen and wife Meggan, Bryce Allen and wife Christina; 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Nelda Joyce Allen; parents, Gilbert and Vertie Allen.
The family requests that memorials be made to the United Way.
Online condolences may be sent to the Allen family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com