Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 11, 2014

James W. Allen 1938-2014

ASHLAND — James W. Allen, 75, of West Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Boyd County, passed away Thursday morning, April 10, 2014, in the Gables at Green Pastures in Marysville, Ohio.

He was born May 26, 1938, in Boyd County, and graduated from Boyd County High School in 1957. After 20 years of service, he retired in 2000 from the Shipping and Receiving Department of PPG Industries in Delaware, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Emma Annon Allen; brothers Hobert Allen and Virgil Allen; and sisters Rosetta Robinson and Wanda Adkins.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elnora Jones Allen, whom he married Oct. 20, 1961, in Ashland; brothers John Cecil Allen of Plain City, Ohio, and Richard Eugene Allen of Ashland; and sisters Tevis Bernadine Fryer of Ashland, Phyllis Adkins of Flatwoods and Gracie Blakenship of Ashland.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Millcreek Cemetery in West Mansfield by the Rev. Jerry Church.

Ferguson Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services in Plain City is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.

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