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Obituary: Henry Jackson Allen, 89, Taylor Co., KY

He was the head of a respected Taylor Co., KY family. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church where he served as a trustee. Mr. Allen was a farmer.

Henry Jackson Allen of Campbellsville, KY, died at 5:30pmET, Sunday, April 4, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services were 11amET, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 N. Lebanon AV, in Campbellsville by Rev. Jon Willis. Burial is in Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers: James Rex Allen, Ronnie Allen, Paul Callison, Jacky Pierce, Melvin Pike, Garland Skaggs, James William Skaggs, and Dennis Whitlock.

Honorary pallbearers: Courtney Danielle Callison, Emily Callison, Jill Callison, Chloe Pierce, Jalynn Pierce, Julane Pierce, Kenneth Pierce, and Natalie Pierce

Henry Jackson Allen, Taylor Co., KY (1920 - 2010)

Henry Jackson Allen of Campbellsville, son of the late John Allen and Rebecca Ann Allen, was born in Larue Co., KY, Friday, June 4, 1920. He died at 5:30pmET, Sunday, April 4, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 89 years, and 10 months.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member and trustee of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer.

He united in marriage to Willya Stearman January 19, 1945. She preceded him in death September 26, 1998.

He is survived by the following:
  • A daughter and son-in-law: Margy and Kenneth Pierce of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Jacky Pierce and wife, Julane of Campbellsville, KY; and Jill Callison and husband, Paul of Greensburg, KY

  • Five great-granddaughters: Courtney Danielle Callison and Emily Callison of Greensburg, KY; and Jalynn Pierce, Natalie Pierce and Chloe Pierce of Campbellsville, KY

  • A brother: James Allen of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters: Nora Vaughn, Elsie Price, Dorine Young, Novella Perkins, Creed Allen, Elmer Allen, Fronie Burress and Everett Allen.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 N. Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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