Barbara J. Allen, age 76 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life peacefully, Friday, March 30, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.
Funeral services for Barbara will be held Monday April 2, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Tosh officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chad Upchurch, Cameron Jones, Mike Jones, Cory French, Mark Rippetoe, Toby Rippetoe, Gary Whitaker, and Matt Duke
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday April 2, from 10:00 am until the time of service at 2:00 pm.
Barbara was born Monday, April 7, 1941 in Gainesboro, Tennessee, to the late Charles W. Allen and and the late Mazine (Hix) Mullins of Jackson County, TN.
She is survived by:
Susie Allen and Gary Whiteaker of Cookeville, TN
Tonda (Gus) Jones of Cookeville, TN
Tony Allen of Lascassas, TN.
Chad (Ashley) Upchurch, Kayla (Cory) French and Cameron (Sarah) Jones all of Cookeville, TN.
5 great grandchildren, Easton and Koltyn Upchurch, Liam French, and Norah and Baby Boy Jones.
Mildred (Middy) & Bill Rippetoe of Cookeville, TN
Charles (Ruffhouse) Allen of Port Charlotte, FL
Ralph Allen of Roseville, MI.
Special people in her life:
Wava & Bobby Allen; Bessie Flatt Emmett; Nell Hopkins & Billy; Harold, Roger, Dic, and Wayne Martin; Joyce & Willard Carmack and daughter (Donna Smith); Lois Maynard; Lloyd and Floyd Allen; and special neighbor Judy Roberts; and the staff at NHC Cookeville.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jackie L. Allen and brother Bruce Allen.