George W. Allen

George W. "G.W." Allen, age 69, of Bethlehem passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church, Buford. The Rev. Ollie V. Hayes will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Allen was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula, and enjoyed hunting. He was a former Chief of Police in Loganville and Flowery Branch. He was a former volunteer fireman for Flowery Branch, and had worked for Hall County on the dive team. He was currently employed with Southeast Culvert.

He is preceded in death by two grandchildren, Robert West and Lee West. He is survived by wife, Marlene Allen, Bethlehem; children, Joe and Barbara Allen, Dacula; Marie and Sammy Graham, Auburn; Chad and Shannon Allen, Braselton; and Christy Chumbler, Bethlehem; brothers, Johnny Allen, Sparta; and Tony Allen, Statham; sister-in-law, Cathy Allen, Auburn; brother-in-law, Earnest and Lara Hayes Jr., Buford; grandchildren, Joel Allen, Joseph and Stephanie West, Joey Allen, Cloe Allen, Davey Chumbler and Tyler Graham; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne West, Makayla West, Coy West and Jamie West.

Family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-962-3100.

Published in on Jan. 3, 2013