James T. Allen - METTER - James Thomas Tommy Allen, 65, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Ogeechee Area Hospice. The son of James T. and Vertie Lee R. Allen was a 1965 graduate of Savannah High School. He is an Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam receiving a medal of commendation. In 2004, he retired from Savannah Electric (now Georgia Power). Tommy has been a resident of Metter for the past 17 years. After his retirement, he worked part-time at Trapnell- Tomlinson Ace Hardware. He is a member of the Metter United Methodist Church. Tommy loved his family, his drag racing car, restoring muscle cars and golfing. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Suzanne Allen Fogarty. Survivors are his wife, Ellen R. Allen of Metter; a daughter, Amy (Eric) Horton of Savannah; step- daughter, Faith Coleman of Metter; step-son, Kyle (Brooke) Coleman of Ellabell; a son-in-law, John Fogarty of Savannah; a brother, Kenny Allen of Savannah; six grandchildren, Lily and Alden Horton, Maggie, Ashlyn and Thomas Fogarty, and Emalyn Coleman. Visitation will be Monday, 6-8 PM, at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, 11:00 AM, at the Metter United Methodist Church. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, 3:00 PM, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, 315 Greenwich Rd., Savannah. Remembrances to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P. O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459. Please sign guest book at www.kennedyfuneralhomechapels.com. Kennedy Funeral Homes Hooks Chapel~Metter Savannah Morning News May 13, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on May 13, 2013
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