Mr. Clifton Reed Allen, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Friday, February 12, 2021, at The Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 89 years, 2 months, and 24 days. He was born on Thursday, November 19, 1931 in the Palestine Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky the son of Harve Edgar & Meldia Mary (Owens) Allen. He was of the Nazarene faith, a member of Centerpoint Nazarene Church, a steel worker for Ingersoll Steel for more than 30 years, member of the U.A.W. 317 of New Castle, Indiana, and a farmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Danny Cleveland Allen, siblings, James W. Allen, Glenn Allen, Beldon Allen, Horace Allen, Margie Young, father-in-law and mother-in-law, C.C. and Eliza (Phares) Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Drusilla (Smith) Allen of Burkesville, Kentucky whom he wed on Saturday, November 14, 1953, children, David (& Debbie) Allen of New Castle, Indiana, John (& Tammy) Allen of Edmonton, Kentucky, Claudine (& Todd) Davidson of Burkesville, Kentucky, siblings, Roy W. Allen of New Castle, Indiana, Reba Martin of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Lola (& James) Jones of Glasgow, Kentucky, grandchildren, James (& Connor) Allen, Taylor (& Marshall) Henson, Isaac (& Sydney) Allen, Allie (& Trent) Thomas, Emilia Allen, Jax Allen, Jozie Allen, great-grandchildren, Adilyn Henson, Beau Allen, Berkley Reed Henson, Razzie Mae Thomas.
The funeral service was conducted Monday, February 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Parson officiating. Special music by Todd Davidson, Bryant Young, Tim and Andrea Parson. Special comments by Marti, Leon, and Dennis. Casket bearers were Ricky Young, James Allen, Jax Allen, Darren Redmon, Marshall Henson, Trent Thomas. Honorary casket bearers were Connor Allen, Taylor Henson, Isaac Allen, Sydney Allen, Allie Thomas, Emilia Allen, Jozie Allen. Burial was in the Modoc Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to the Modoc Cemetery Fund in Mr. Allen’s Memory. Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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