Friday, March 29, 2013

Raymond B. Allen

Mr. Raymond B. Allen, 99, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 30th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jay Murphy officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery.
Mr. Allen was born January 7, 1914, in Winston County, MS. He was a retired farmer and cattleman, and worked for Babcock & Wilcock in West Point for many years. He was a member and deacon at Shiloh Baptist church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Vera Allen; his parents, Alma Florence and Burnett Albert Allen; a son, Robert Allen; and a grandson, Casey Allen.
He is survived by a daughter, Kay (Everett) Miles of Louisville; a son, James Boyd (Mary Alice) Allen of Noxapater; five grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Max Allen, Sam Allen, Hayden Ellis, Spencer Ellis, Tyler Miles, and Nathan Hutchinson.
Memorials may be made to the Shiloh Cemetery Fund.