Harry Elliott Allen, Jr.

Charter Member

Born: 1927 Alabama
Died: 3 Nov 2011 Montgomery, Alabama

Wife: Martha Louise Richardson Allen

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery , Montgomery, Alabama

Service Info: US Navy – Corpsman attached to the US Marine during WWII and Korean War.

ALLEN, Harry Elliott, Jr.age 84 of Montgomery,AL., died at home Thursday Nov. 3, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harry Elliott Allen, Sr., Roberta Davis Jones Allen and his sister Grace Allen Britt.

He is survived by Martha Richardson Allen, his wife of 56 years, children Elliott Allen (Conny),Ashley Allen, Caroline AllenBreshears (Mike), six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one nephew BenKilgrow (Alice), and acousin Rusty Gregory(Raye).

Harry served as a Navy Corpsman attachedto the Marines at the end of WWII and during the Korean War. He attended the University of Alabama and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was employed by G. D. Searle Pharmaceutical Co. for 35 years. He was also a lifelong member of St.John’s Episcopal Church and served on the vestry for several terms.

The Rev. Robert Wisnewski will officiate at the funeral service at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 113 Madison Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104 at 11:00 am on Monday Nov. 7, 2011. Visitation will be 10:00 am in the parish house, followed by burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andy Hails, Jimmy Shashy, Brandon Thornton, Don White, John White, Tommie Majure, Scott Gilder and Gardner Perdue. Honorary pallbearers will be Mac Porter, Forrest McConnell Jr., Donald White, Ed Galt, Ed Xides, Isiah Taylor, Mike Jarrell, Pat Patton, Dick Lechleiter, John Westcott, Lon Conner, Bolling Brooks, Clyde Fain, Olin Vinson, Jerry Jemmott, The Townsend Detachment of the Marine Corps League, The Rusty Zipper Club and Ruddles Lunch Bunch. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church Building Fund or a charity of your choice .

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Nov. 6, 2011