ALLEN, James Stanley, 96, of Richmond, born January 4, 1912, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marie R. Allen; sons, Dean G. Allen, Dennis W. Allen and his wife, Peggy; granddaughter, Morgan L. Allen; sisters, Nettie A. Moore and Bessie A. Tignor of Caret, Va.; brother, William D. Allen of Richmond; and a first cousin raised in the Allen family, Katherine H. Broadous. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. and Mary Hayes Allen; two brothers, Frank G. Allen, all of Caret, Va., and John T. Allen of Champlain, Va.; three sisters, Ellen A. Moore and Martha A. Tignor, of Caret, Va. and Mary A. Carneal of Helmet, Va.; and a first cousin, Madeline H. Hammond. Mr. Allen was a retired employee of E. I. DuPont and a WW II Army veteran. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd., (Rte. 10). A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Faith Memorial Baptist Church, 6202 Strathmore Rd., Richmond, Virginia 23234.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.