WHITESBORO - Funeral Services for Jerry Edward "J.R." Allen, 75, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at the Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro, with Rev. Jerry Davis officiating. Interment will follow the service at Macomb Cemetery in Whitesboro. A visitation service will be held from 6 -8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the funeral home.
He passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 in Denison.
Jerry was born on Oct. 24, 1937 to Homer S. and Lois (Huff) Allen in Whitesboro. He served his country in the U.S. Navy
from 1954-1960. He worked for Braniff Airlines, General Dynamics, and later retired from Tanglewood Resorts as a salesman. He was an independent man who liked to do things his own way. He was a Believer who loved his family. He made time to speak with his brother, Kenneth, every single day. He would help anyone in need of assistance.
He is survived by his brother, Kenneth Allen and his wife Barbara, of Denton; nephew, Zachary Allen and wife Cassie and their daughter Kylie of Denton; nephew, Toby Allen of Denton; niece, Lacey Allen of Little Elm; uncle, Dr. Gene Huff and wife, Gwen, of Whitesboro; good friend, David Erwin of Whitesboro; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Azzaline Allen; and his parents, Homer S. and Lois (Huff) Allen.
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