Charles Dewey Allen

Published 6:00 am Monday, November 8, 2004

Services for Charles Dewey Allen of Monticello are 3 p.m. today,Nov. 7 at Monticello Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 1-3 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Allen, 76, died of cancer Nov. 5, 2004, at HospiceMinistries in Ridgeland. He was born on July 10, 1928, to CharlesDavid Allen and Violet Estelle Hall Allen.

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He retired after 47 years in the paper industry. He moved fromFlorida to Monticello in 1968 with the paper industry St. Regis,now known as Georgia Pacific, where he was also a member of thecatfish cooking team. He was a member of Monticello BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Lytress Pierce Allen of Monticello; hisdaughter, Becky Allen of Madison; his sons, Gary Allen and hiswife, Amanda, of Monticello, David Allen of Navarre, Fla., CreigAllen and his wife, Kathy of Oveido, Fla.; his sister, Mary FrancesFranks of Zachary, La.; his six grandchildren, Sterling andChanning Allen, Joey and Matt Pradillo, Christy Baxter and HaleighAbraham.

Memorials may be made to Monticello Baptist Church BuildingFund.