Retired Chief
Master Sergeant, USAF

LAKE WALES - Ret. Chief Master Sergeant Louis James Allen, 78, of Lake Wales, FL departed this life on May 14, 2013.
After 27 years of dedicated service to his country in the US Air Force, he retired honorably and began a second career working for the United States Postal Service at the Kissimmee Oak Street facility, Osceola County.
Louis leaves to cherish his precious memories; devoted wife of 56 years, Mary Jane Allen; daughter, Addie Allen Williams; Brother, Theodore (Doris) Allen; 6 Grandchildren; devoted niece, Minerva Peterson; and nephews, Presiding Elder Henry (Jennifer) Green, Jr., Rev. Dr. John (Phyllis) Green, Bishop Samuel L. Green, Sr., Rev. Dr. David (Kim) Green, Sr.
Visitation will be held on Friday, from 5-8PM at the church. A service of Celebration will be held Saturday at 11AM at Allen Temple AMEC, 241 C Street, Lake Wales, FL, with Pastor H.L. Hollinsworth and P.E. Henry Green, Jr. officiating. Interment: Washington Park Cemetery with full military honors.
Postell's Mortuary is providing service for the Allen family.


Published in Ledger from May 16 to May 17, 2013