William John Roger Allen, 79, of Lyerly, Georgia, died on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Allen was born January 7, 1933 in Gaylesville, Ala., the son of the late Henry Thomas Allen and Fannie Mae Mobbs Allen. He was retired from Summerville Cotton Mill. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Allen; and brothers, Randy Allen, Broadus Allen, and Cecil “Dude” Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Allen; son, Johnny Darrell Allen; and a grandson, Ethan Barnes.
Graveside and interment services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Lyerly Cemetery. Minister Berlin Murphy will officiate.
Mr. Allen will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive fiends from noon until the service hour.