Monday, September 18, 2006

Fred J Allen, Sr

Fred J. Allen, Sr.

May 25th, 1927 - September 16th, 2006

Fred Allen, Sr., 79, Rossville passed away Saturday, September 16, 2006 peacefully at his residence. Born May 25, 1927 in Chattanooga he had been a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area. Fred served in the United States Navy from February 1945 until October 1953. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lakeview, VFW Post #3679, IBEW #175 and Thompkin’s Lodge #466 F & AM. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Dora Allen; aunt, Bedie Adair Acuna; and grandson, Jeremiah Gazaway. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Frances Pauline Allen; sons, Fred (Marie) Allen, Jr., OR, Clifford (Debra) Allen, Hixson; daughters, Dora (James) Gazaway, Indiana, Connie (James) Deatharage, Covington, GA, Melissa Jean Allen, Ft. Oglethorpe; brothers, Lebron Allen, Mississippi, David Allen, CA, Ronald Allen, AL; sisters, Betty Barnes, Ft. Oglethorpe, Sandra Bonine, Gail McClain, both of CA; six grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 1 P.M. Wednesday in the chapel with Rev. Max Parris officiating. Interment will follow in National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hutcheson Hospice of the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent at The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Hutcheson Hospice or American Diabetes Association

2:00PM to 4:00PM on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory - Ft. Oglethorpe (map/driving directions)
6:00PM to 8:00PM on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory - Ft. Oglethorpe (map/driving directions)

1:00PM at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Ft. Oglethorpe on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006 (map/driving directions)

Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404 (map/driving directions)


  1. Always hard to lose a dear friend....seems Fred left behind a legacy of good memories...for us left behind that is good...he will be remembered from time to time with love in our hearts...God Bless...Ora of KY

  2. I am so sorry to hear about your thoughts and prayers and there for his family and friends.
    I have been playing catch up on all the entries I am behind....the one that especially caught my eye was the dragon's hunnie and I plan on making that trip and conquering the I hear it is grand.
    Take Care

  3. (((((Hugs)))))))) Sorry to hear of your loss...I will keep your friend and his family in my prayers...Hugs, TerryAnn

  4. I'm so sorry for your loss. :(



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