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Ross P. ‘Dick’ Allen Sr.

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.

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.