ODESSA Joel Allen, 77, of Odessa, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2010, at Regency Hospital in Odessa.
He was born July 13, 1933, in Florence, Texas. He was a retired supervisor for Acme Truck Lines. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He married Claudie Jean Harris on March 8, 1953, in Odessa. She preceded him in death on July 9, 2010.
He is also preceded in death by his parents, R. B and Thelma (Smith) Alexander.
He is survived by his daughters, Paula Smith and husband Bill of Brownwood, Joell Caldwell and husband Jimmy of Midland; his sister, Doniece Jones and husband Earl of Nolan, Texas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
There will be a visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010, at the Slator Chapel Cemetery in Nolan, Texas with Earl Jones officiating.
Services entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.