Ross P. ‘Dick’ Allen Sr.

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Services for Ross P. “Dick” Allen Sr., of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Thursday, April 19, at Old St. John M.B. Church in Wesson withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1 until 8 p.m. with family hourfrom 7 until 8 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. Allen, 66, died April 11, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Copiah County on Feb. 15, 1941, to MarvinAllen and Lena Allen.

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He was retired. He was a member of Old St. John M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, ClarenceAllen, James Allen and Thomas Allen; and a half brother, PaulStewart.

Survivors are his sons, Charles Smith, Ross Allen Jr. and hiswife, Annette, Curtis Allen and his wife, Vicki, and Troy Allen andhis wife, Phyliss, all of Brookhaven; his daughters, Bertha Bates,Bernice Kelly and her husband, Tommy, Jackie Moore, and herhusband, Mack, and Carolyn Williams, and her husband, Derrick, allof Brookhaven; his sisters, Helen Lomax and her husband, Emmitt, ofBrookhaven, Bertha Allen, of Brookhaven, and Precious Allen andMary Allen, both of Wesson; his brothers, Charles Allen, ofSpringfield, Mass., and Robert Allen and Samuel Allen, both ofWesson; 12 grandchildren; five uncles; three aunts; and a host ofnieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.