HOSCHTON – Donald Allen, 68, died Sunday, April 18, 2010.
A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Thedford and Varri Watkins Allen. He was retired from General Motors and was a member of Center United Methodist Church and Rockwell Lodge #191 F. & A. M. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Allen; and a sister, Frances Hutchins.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Josephine Allen, Hoschton; children, Phyllis and Larry Holland, Winder and Deborah Allen, Hoschton; grandchildren, Deanna Allen, Winder, and Christopher Allen, Hoschton; siblings, Sue Meadows, Lawrenceville, and Billy Allen and Gloria Clark, both of Hoschton; two beloved Boston Terrier bulldogs, Lucy and Scrappy.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 24, from the Center United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends, Friday, April 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, 7641 Jackson Trail Road, Hoschton, GA 30548 or Winder Wesleyan Church, 64 East Midland Avenue, Winder, GA 30680.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements