MITCHELL – Paul G. Allen, 88, Mitchell, passed away at 1:48 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2006, at Dunn Memorial Hospital.
Born April 13, 1917, in Orange County, he was the son of Chester and Stella (Robbins) Allen. He married Orpha Kimble November 5, 1938, and she preceded him in death October 18, 1973. He then married Ruth Evelyn (Starr) Taylor April 15, 1977, and she preceded him in death February 29, 1996.
He was superintendent for the City of Mitchell Water Department for many years and was of the protestant faith.
He was was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250.
Brenda L. Curry, Medora
Joyce K. Speer, Mitchell
Paula D. Carpenter, Whiteland
Richard G. Allen, Springville
Charles D. Allen, Bedford
9 great grandchildren
His parents; both wives; and brothers, Elmer, Clarence, Hayden, and Leo Allen, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 23, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Brother Max Timbrook officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Christian Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.