Oxford - Funeral services for Mr. Harold Allen, 83, of Oxford, will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home and Crematory with the Rev. James Cohorn officiating. Entombment with military honors will follow in Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Allen is survived by his son, Garlon Allen and his wife, Barbara; daughters, Audrey Cole and her husband, Norman, Sharon Wilson and her husband, B.R, June Pearson and her husband, Mike; brother, Byron Allen; sisters, Nadine Nunnelly and Linda Leonard; grandchildren, Jeremy Cole, Joshua Cole, Amanda Wilson, Michael Pearson, Adam Pearson, Jonathan Pearson, Jennifer Ho, Kathy Smith, Greg Allen, Tobi Guess, Brian Wilson and by his great-grandchildren, Kennedy Allen, Katelyn Allen. Pallbearers will be Joshua Cole, Jeremy Cole, Michael Pearson, Adam Pearson, Jonathan Pearson, Horace Parris and Dusty Doss. Mr. Allen was a resident of Oxford since 1949, a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon and held numerous other positions in the church. Mr Allen was a retired veteran, having proudly served in World War II as a Merchant Marine. He was retired from Anniston Army Depot. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Louise Allen, and by one daughter, Susan Joy Allen. Personal condolences may be posted to the family at www.millerfuneralhomeoxford.com.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 10, 2011