James “Poppy” Glean Allen, Sr.
Posted By Sparta Live | February 28, 2014 12:00 am
James Glean “Poppy” Allen Sr., 63, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 19, 2014 at his residence.
Mr. Allen was born May 20, 1950, in Jackson County.
He worked many years at White County Lumber.
Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his father, Jim Bandy Allen, and mother, Dovie Haney Madewell.
Survivors include his children James Glean (Tonya Parks) Allen Jr., Joshua Neil (Thomas Snow) Allen, Brandi Nicole Allen (Terry) Mitchell; grandchildren, Chrisann Courtney Allen, Bobby Allen, Jalisa Mitchell, Shay Allen, Matthew Mitchell, Dakota Horstman; sisters, Joyce Dillon, Charlene Yates; and the mother of his children, Mary Brymer.
Funeral service was graveside at 2 p.m., Feb. 23, 2014, at Bohannon Cemetery.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.