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Don Allen

Donald Ray “Don” Allen, 81, of Union City passed away 7 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at his home.
Funeral services were to be conducted 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Stephen Sutton was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery near Troy.
Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until the hour of services today.
Pallbearers were to be Kenneth Sanders, Gary Olive, R.C. Parish, David James, Dan Blakely and Scott Allen.
Honorary pallbearers were to be Gene Turner, James Smothers, George Goddard, Patrick James, Royce Oliver and Daris Jones.
He was born June 10, 1938, in Salem, Ill., son of the late William “Bill” and Ruby O’Brien Allen. He graduated high school in Marquand, Mo. He married Linda (Callis) Allen on June 11, 1980. She survives.
He served in the United States Army and retired in 1998 from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City after 30 years of service. He was a member of Bishop Street Church of Christ in Union City.
He enjoyed riding horses and spending time at Wrangler Campground, going on cruises and spending time with family and friends.
He is also survived by four children, Donald (Rhonda) Allen of Eureka, Mo., Timothy (Susie) Allen of Martin, David Puckett of Union City and Laura (Dan) Blakely of Rives; eight grandchildren, Nikki (Mike) Sinopoli, Hunter Allen, Courtney Allen, Tyson Allen, Samantha (Richard) Lock, Cory Allen, Cason Allen, Jake (Samantha) Blakely and Hannah Blakely; three great-grandchildren, Lily Sinopoli, Carson Sinopoli and Harrison Lock; two sisters, Lora (Patrick) James of South Fulton and Rose (Royce) Oliver of Fulton; and three brothers, Harold (Jan) Allen, George (Elaine) Allen and Merle (Judith) Allen, all of South Fulton.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Jason Allen; two sisters, Barbara Tidwell and Mary Olive; and two brothers, Charles Allen and Dwayne Allen.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.emfuneralhome.com.

Published 12.23.19

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