Mr. Allen died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.
Born in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Oscar John Allen Sr. and Carrie Addis Allen. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Ella Rea Barfield, and a great-grandson, Carson McLeod.
Mr. Allen was a retired supervisor from Piedmont Automotive and worked with Southern Switches. He was a member of Hill’s Crossing Baptist Church, Clarkesville.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Free Allen of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila Hill (Tim) of Hollywood, and Dawn McEntire (Ricky) of Mt. Airy; sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell Allen (Diane) of Demorest, Dean Allen (Tisha) of Lula, Jason Anderson (Carey) of Clarkesville; sisters, Carrie Jane Adair of Lula, Sandra Jones of Demorest; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mae Benfield (Curtis) of Hollywood, Anne Burke (Willard) of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Hannah Wilbanks, Dusty Allen, Leah Cunningham, Zach Hill, Dana McLeod, Jacob Hill, Austin Allen, Bliss Allen, Madison McEntire, Samuel Anderson, Skylar McEntire, Aubrey Anderson; and great-granddaughter, Anna Leigh McLeod.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visitinghillsidememorialchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel of Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
March 6, 2013