Jerry Wayne Allen

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QUINCY - Jerry Wayne Allen, 66, of Quincy, died at 10:55 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home in Quincy.
He was born, Jan. 4, 1947, in Swanders, a son of the late Clinton O. and Mary Helen Allison Allen. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Allen and a sister and brother-in law, Grace and Earl Zirkle.
On June 5, 1993, he married Roberta Frances (Bobbi) Seelenbinder in Quincy and she survives. Other survivors include a son, Larry Allen, of Quincy; three daughters, Tammy (Darin) Kennedy and Penny (Steve) Thompson, both of Troy, and Cindy (Chris) Mahan, of Urbana; eight grandchildren; a sister, Opal (Roy) Wones, of Quincy; and three brothers, Earl (Lucille) Allen and Charles (Phyllis) Allen, both of DeGraff, and Roger (Pamela) Allen, of Quincy.
He was a 1965 graduate of Riverside High School and he served in the Ohio Army National Guard attaining the rank of sergeant. He served as a pastor at the Buckeye Gospel Barn in Quincy. He loved to sing and play music and he enjoyed fishing.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, with Pastor Rick Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, May 6, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Buckeye Gospel Barn.
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Published in Sidney Daily News on May 3, 2013