Michael D. Allen, 57 of Center

Michael D. Allen, 57, of Center, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Carthage.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel. Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery.


Mr. Allen was born August 3, 1960, in Center, to Jesse Truman Allen Jr. “Bubba” and Iris Marie McLean Allen.  He loved reading his Bible, motorcycles, and spending time with his grandchildren and other family members.  Mr. Allen was a member of First Baptist Church in Center.


He is survived by


Alyse Tibbs and husband, Michael, of Carthage

Christina Wills and husband, Ricky Joe, of Carthage



Landon LaGrone

Kali Fulsom

Riley Wills

Ryder Wills

Avery Prudhomme


Brother: Terry Allen and wife, Jan, of Joaquin



Shirley Carter of Shelbyville

Marilyn Allen of Natalia


Nephew: J. B. Raymond and wife, Jennifer, of Center


Great Niece: McKynzie Bush


Great Nephews:

Justin Raymond

Jaxon Raymond


Numerous cousins and other relatives


Preceded in death by

Parents: Jesse Truman Allen Jr. “Bubba” and Iris Marie McLean Allen

Grandparents: Roy McLean, Rachel McLean, Jesse Truman Allen Sr., Evelyn O’Neill

Uncles: Alton McLean, Donald McLean


A special thanks to his personal caregivers, Faye Bridge and Diane Briggs.  Also, thanks to Carthage Healthcare and HeartsWay Hospice for their compassionate care.


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