JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Charlie Allen, age 76, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014, at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville with Bro. Dale Harris officiating. Burial will be at Providence Cemetery in Jacksonville. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
Mr. Allen passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Jacksonville.
Charlie was born May 23, 1937 in Cherokee County, Texas.
He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jacksonville. He retired as a conductor/brakeman from Union Pacific/ Missouri Railroad. Charlie worked as a house mover in the Jacksonville area.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Mason and Alma Allen; brothers, Alfred “Monk” Allen, Earl Allen, Luchius Allen, Wesley Allen, Bennie Allen, Murl Allen, Junior Allen, Calvin Allen; sisters, Jessie Marie Allen and Virginia Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Sheila Allen of Jacksonville; daughters, Alma Kathy Allen of Grand Prairie, Teresa Vega Allen Gould of Tyler, Laura Scott and husband Mark of Lewisville, son, Jared Charlie Allen and wife Melissa of Jacksonville; sisters, Ava Ray and Alpha Hanks, both of Jacksonville; sisters-in-law, Evelyn and Juanita Allen, both of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Brandon Gould, Katie Allen, Brady Gould, Kerri, Brittany, Carlie, Hannah, Lauren, Emma, Isabella, and Olivia.
Visitation will begin on Sunday, January 26, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.