Allen, Jeffery Thornton,
born March 23, 1965 by Ronald Aaron Allen and Mary Catherine Thornton Allen in Plant City Florida. He grew up in Vian Oklahoma, raised by his grandmother Lucille Montgomery Thornton. He graduated Vian High School Class of 1983. Jeff attended North Eastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he met his wife, Katherine Palmer Allen of 23 years. He served in the United States Navy
on Nuclear Submarines as a Nuclear Reactor Operator. After serving in the Navy he was employed at Dominion Virginia Power as a licensed nuclear reactor operator and instructor of nuclear operations. He accepted employment at Southern California Edison Generating Station at San Onofre as an instructor of Nuclear Opeations. He succeeded in the nuclear industry with many titles of leadership. He attended Trinity Law School in Santa Ana California and graduated in May 2013 with a Juris Doctorate Degree and completed the Bar Exam on August 1, 2013 and died unexpectedly the next day August 2, 2013. He attended Saddleback Church and loved to help people. His dream after law school was to work with IJM International Justice Mission to help combat human trafficking and seek justice for the under privileged people groups. He is survived by; Katherine Allen, wife; Jacob Allen son, and wife Valerie Allen; grand daughter, Madisyn; Isaac Allen, son; Ryan Darrin, son and wife, Hollie, grand children; Jayden, Ethan, Madleyn, and Lillie; Brandon Darrin, son and grand daughter, Jade; Brent, son and wife, Abigail, granddaughter, Lily; Bradley Allen, son and wife, Tiffany, grand daughter, Aryka. Jeffery was loved by all who were blessed to know him. You will be forever in our hearts.