Billy Joe Allen

  • "we love you all and everything that uncle billiejo has done..."
    - Barbie Allen
  • "Aunt Ann & Family Sorry to here about Uncle Billy Joe ...."
    - Barry M. Angelloz
  • "Ann and family, Skiter here, just wanted to say how much we..."
    - Skiter Evans
  • "Ben and Angie, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of..."
    - Monty LaCour
  • "Dear Miss Ann and Ben my very, very dear friend. I am so..."
    - Michael Gary, Sr.

Allen, Billy Joe In memory of my loving husband, Billy Joe Allen, and our loving father, he passed away at 6:49 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 2007, at his home in Grosse Tete surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Red River Parish. He was a retired operator from Reynolds Metal and served as president of AFL/CIO Steelworkers Union Local 275. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and honorary state attorney general. Visiting at Grosse Tete Baptist Church, Grosse Tete, on Friday, Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. until service at 11:30 a.m. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, Grosse Tete. His service will be performed by the Rev. Howard Turner and music performed by the Rev. David Thibodeaux. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ann Angelloz Allen; aunt, Jack Odum; daughters and sons-in-law, Cleo Allen, Paula Allen, Elda and Chester Sherrod, and Harriet Allen; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Pam Allen, and Ben and Angie Allen; sisters, Mildred Allen Loving and Melba Allen Smith; brother, Clyde Henry Allen; grandchildren, Lucas Allen, Shawn Sherrod, Mandy and Keith Loupe, Megan Sherrod, Nathalie Sherrod, Nyx Allen, Billy Joe "Scoot" Allen III, Colby Allen, Dalton Allen and Amber Allen; and great-granddaughter, Serenity Allen. Preceded in death by his parents, Clyde H. and Hattie B. Riddle Allen; sisters, Helen Allen Parault, Eleanor Allen Parault, Lurlyne Allen Gaeta; and brothers, William R. Allen, Eugene Allen, J.W. Allen, Buford Allen and Alfred Allen. Pallbearers will be Danny Allen, Chuck Turner, Nyx Allen, Billy Joe Allen III, Lucas Allen, Colby Allen, Keith Loupe and Barry Watkins. Thanks goes out to all of our friends and family members for their prayers and support. A very special thanks to Nancy Geist Lynne Prestenback, Shawn Aucoin, Agnes Williams, Dr. Boyd Helm, Dr. James O'Neal, Dr. Georgia Reine, Dr. Jeffrey Albea, Dr. Kerry Howell, Dr. Horace Mitchell, Dr. Renee Levine, Dr. Alex Hirsch, Dr. James Sherman and Pointe Coupee Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to Pointe Coupee Hospice, 350 Hospital Road, New Roads, LA 70760. Arrangements by Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen. "I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; yes, wait for the Lord!" Psalms 27:13-14.
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Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
440 S. Alexander  Port Allen, LA 70767
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Published in from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2007