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

Daughters:

Alyse Tibbs and husband, Michael, of Carthage

Christina Wills and husband, Ricky Joe, of Carthage

 

Grandchildren:

Landon LaGrone

Kali Fulsom

Riley Wills

Ryder Wills

Avery Prudhomme

 

Brother: Terry Allen and wife, Jan, of Joaquin

 

Aunts:

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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