Allen, Charles R.

Posted: Tue 1:27 PM, Feb 12, 2013
Funeral Home: Jones Funeral Chapel
Charles R. Allen, 87, formerly of Drakesboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at the Christian Health Center in Bowling Green.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Morgantown. He was a World War II veteran having served in the Army-Air Corps.

Charles was born May 30, 1925, in Detroit to the late J.W. (Ted) and Susan Mercer Allen. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Hannah Martin Allen of Bowling Green; three children, Phyllis Kelly (Dan) and Judy Coots (Bob) of Bowling Green and Dale Allen (Nancy) of Drakesboro; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Lucille Robinson, Gladys Pearl Thompson (Ellis Jr.) and Sue Johnstone (Larry) of Drakesboro and Helen Thompson of Nashville.

Funeral services will be at the Jones Funeral Chapel at noon Wednesday with Bishop Paul Cofoid officiating. Burial will be in Dan Johnson Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by the AM VETS Post 117. Visitation is today from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until funeral time at noon at Jones Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dan Johnson Cemetery, c/o Jones Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 414, Morgantown, KY 42261. Online condolences may be made at is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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