Ellen Jane Allen
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Ellen Jane Allen, age 84 of Jackson, TN, passed away on February 22, 2014.
Graveside services with Military Honors will be 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Mapleview Cemetery, Smyrna, TN. Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Allen was born in Butterville, NY on December 2, 1929 to Clara and Scott Carpenter. She graduated from House of Good Samaritan, Watertown, NY in 1950 as a Registered Nurse, Joined the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant in July 1951 and was stationed at Naval Hospitals in Bethesda, MD and Jacksonville, FL. She was honorably discharged in 1953. She married Robert H. Allen in 1953 and they celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2013.
Mrs. Allen volunteered and held memberships in many civic organizations and is a past president of Jackson Women's Club. She loved to garden, golf, camp and needle crafting. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Jackson, TN.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen in December 2013; son, Bobby Allen; daughter, Bonnie Jean Allen; granddaughter, Robyn Enochs; sister, Gert Ainsworth.
Mrs. Allen is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Johnson and her husband Mike of Jackson, TN, Barbara Enochs and her husband Joe of West Plains, MO; four grandchildren, Tricia Johnson, Bethany Johnson, Evan Enochs and Lauren Enochs.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Church St., Jackson, TN 38301.
An online guestbook for Mrs. Allen is available at www.woodfinchapel.com, (615) 893-5151
Woodfin Memorial Chapel & On-site Crematory - Murfreesboro
1488 Lascassas Pike Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Published in The Jackson Sun on Feb. 24, 2014