Thursday, June 19, 2014

Boyd Allen

Mr. James Boyd Allen, Jr, 49, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, June 21st, at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Mike Childs and Rev. Trent Bilbo officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Allen was born June 15, 1965, in Louisville, MS. He was a graduate of Noxapater High School, and Mississippi State University, where he majored in Business Administration. He was the owner of Earthworks Nursery, and a member of Noxapater Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Hathorn Allen; his sons, Sam Allen and Max Allen; and his parents, Mary Alice McAdory Allen and James Boyd Allen, Sr., all of Noxapater, MS. He is also survived by his sister, Sue Ellen (Bert) Ellis of Madison, MS; and his nephews, Hayden and Spencer Ellis.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Louisville, P.O. Box 523. Louisville, MS 39339.