John H. Allen
1952 - 2020
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John H. Allen was born in Gary, Indiana on October 29, 1952 to Levoila (Allen) King. He passed away March 4, 2020 at Methodist Southlake Hospital with his family surrounding him. John attended Calumet High School and retired from US Steel Gary Works Sheet & Tin with 41 years of service. He is preceded in death by his mother Levolia (Allen) King and two sons Steven Allen and Michael Perry. John leaves to cherish his fond memories wife, Brenda E. Perry-Allen; 15 children; 2 brothers; 2 sisters and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, March 13, 2020 from 12 noon-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Funeral Services Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11:00a.m. at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church 735 East 20th Avenue. Pastor Marion J. Johnson officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 11, 2020.
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March 15, 2020
To Brenda and the entire family of John Allen; my prayers are with you during this most difficult time. John was a dear friend of my husband, Excell. "Look to the hills from which cometh your help, for your help cometh from the Lord" Praying for your strength!

Yvonne
Yvonne Cotton
March 14, 2020
John Allen was a great man and a wonderful friend, I had the pleasure of meeting him and gained great advice and life skills during our time working together. I wanted to come see him off and pay my respects but unfortunately I couldnt make it. My condolences to the family.
Troy Allen
Friend
March 14, 2020
My prayers and sympathy go out to you during your time of sorrow. Please know that Earth has no sorrows that Heaven cannot heal. God Bless You.
Earnest Tyler
March 14, 2020
May the Lord keep and comfort you for the loss of your husband. We love you and is here for you whenever you need us. We are praying for you and the family Brenda. Wendy Dixon and Family
Wendy Dixon
Family
March 14, 2020
Brenda may you know that God covering is with you always he has his hands on you and your family as long as you carry your husband in your heart is is always with you Praying for you always God says earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. Love you Sylvia Boose
March 13, 2020
Brenda my thoughts are with you in your time of grief.May your memories bring you comfort. May God continue to Bless you.
Gwen Plair
March 12, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Brenda Perry Allen and Family. Psalm23 from Brian and Rosetta Dowdell
BRIAN DOWDELL
March 12, 2020
ROSETTA DOWDELL
March 12, 2020
All our thoughts prayers go out to John's family. He was a great friend he will be dearly missed by all
Paula Stephenson and family. We miss you big guy
March 12, 2020
With sympathy, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. My Heartfelt Condolences Brenda to you and the Allen Family.
Cheryl H
March 11, 2020
My condolences to wife and kids and grandchildren and great grandchildren.God has gained a angel.
Yvette Biffle
March 11, 2020
My Condolences to the Allen Family. John was the father of my little cousins Katrina and Fantasia Allen. He was a great, smart and nice man for the years I have known him. He was always about family and I will like to send my Condolences to the family.
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