John Theodore Allen, 89, of Maryville, Tennessee, formerly of Hebron, passed away Saturday evening, May 9, 2020, in Maryville, Tennessee, following a brief illness. John was born April 18, 1931, in Columbus, the son of the late George Clement and Mary Margaret (Miller) Allen.
He graduated from Hebron High School, Class of 1949, served honorably in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954, and retired after a long and successful career as an insurance executive with Monumental Life. He was a member of Hebron Lodge #116 F. & A.M., Maryville United Methodist Church, and Maryville Kiwanis Club.
John is survived by his loving family: his wife, the former Pauline Campbell Penick, whom he married on June 19, 1955; his children, John Rodney (Patsy) and their son, Corey; James Randy (Debbie) and their daughter, Ashley (Lucas) Phillips; Joseph Roger (Angela) and their children, Marisa and Campbell; Rhonda Pauline (Bobby) and their children, Drew (Sarah) and daughter, Ayla, Dustin (Lydia) and son. Dallas; Jay Ronald (Betsy) and their son, Jaryn; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services with full military honors were held May 14, 2020, at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark.
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