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Horace L. Allen

May 1, 1932 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Horace L. Allen Obituary

Horace L. Allen, 91, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Oakwood Community Living Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Sunday, May 1, 1932 in Eva, Tennessee, he was the son of the late James Frank Allen and the late Pairesettie Cole Allen. Mr. Allen was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber Works of Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Graveside services for Mr. Allen will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2024, at Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Officiating this service will be Pastor Dustin Pence. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He leaves to cherish his memory, three sisters, Gurlie Joslin of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Betty Carr of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Dorothy Powers of Florence, Alabama; three nieces who cared for him, Dianne Carlisle of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Brandy Gooch (Alan) of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Raylyn Diaz (Alex) of Dyersburg, Tennessee and a host of other family members who he loved dearly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Sawyers Allen; five brothers, Grady Allen, Harold "Slim" Allen, James Limon Allen, Lozell Allen and Carnell Allen, and one sister, Bertha Mildred Barr.

Honoring Mr. Allen as pallbearers will be Alex Diaz, Alan Gooch, Mike Coker, Danny Ellis, David Carr and Alan Lowrance.

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Graveside Service
January 26, 2024

4:00 PM
Dyer County Memorial Gardens
Highway # 211
Dyersburg, TN 38024


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