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Otis Henry Allen

Memphis, TN

OTIS HENRY ALLEN, 89, of Memphis, retired electrician and church historian for St. Mary's Catholic Church, died Wednesday at Baptist East. Mr. Allen, the widower of Betty Aste Allen, leaves two daughters, Catherine L. Allen of Memphis and Ruth A. Foster (Larry) of Roanoke, Texas; three sons, William H. Allen (Teri), James V. Allen (Beth) and David L. Allen, all of Memphis, four grandchildren, Niki A. Johnson (Dusty) of Rossville, Tennessee, Sarah Elizabeth Karmazin (Josh) of New York City, Isabella J. Allen and Olivia A. Allen, both of Memphis, and two great-grandchildren, Colby Rasmussen and Ellie Johnson, both of Rossville. Mr. Allen served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, had been an adult leader with Boy Scout Troop 36, and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. with burial at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be sent to the Knights of Columbus-Council 616, 1695 Central Avenue, 38104.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 4, 2017
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