R.E. Allen, 92, of Royston, died Friday, January 2, 2009.
Born in Franklin County on July 25, 1916, he was the son of the late James T. “Jimcat” and Eunice Eavenson Allen. He was a retired welder and was a member of the Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Emma Jo Dove Allen, Royston; sister, Lucille Allen Duck, Canon; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, January 4, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Revs. Johnny Stowe and Eldon Massey officiating. Burial was in the Franklin Memorial Gardens-South.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.