Paul E. Allen, 64, Jasper

Obit picPaul E. Allen, 64, of Jasper, died Wednesday (February 15) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Washington December 1, 1952, to Thomas Jefferson and Delores (Harder) Allen.

Paul was a 1971 graduate of Barr-Reeve High School. He was a United States Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam War era.He was a truck driver for Boyd Trucking for several years, enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his mother, Delores Allen, Jasper; four daughters, Melissa Allen, Washington, April Harp and husband Nick, Amber Sutton and husband Travis, and Loretta Allen, all of Jasper; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; one sister, Janet Doscher and husband Kevin, Cannelburg; two brothers, Lonnie Allen and wife Carolyn, Washington, and Terry Allen and wife Pamela, Jasper.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Jefferson Allen, one son, Timothy Allen, and one granddaughter, Audra Bath.

A graveside service for Paul E. Allen will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Cemetery in Washington. American Legion Post No. 121 will conduct military graveside rites.

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