Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX

Obituaries

April 13, 2014

John Thomas Allen

John Thomas Allen passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Burleson. A memorial service was held in Godley, Texas, on April 5, 2014. He was born Feb. 19, 1946, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Jack and Frances Allen.

John attended high school in Meridian, Texas, then went to Kilgore Jr. College and played football for two years. 

John worked for General Dynamics for almost six years, he then owned his own carpenter business and cabinet shop for 23 years before his retirement.

John was married to Kathy Hill Allen for 30 years. They had four children, son, Chad Thomas Allen of Godley; daughter Laschell and husband, Jerry Tompkins, of Cleburne; son, John Thomas Allen II and wife, Jeana, of Joshua; and daughter, Susan and husband, Allen Irvin, of Godley. 

John is also survived by six grandchildren, Jordan Allen, Ashley Allen, Sydney Tompkins, Jacie Allen, Madison Tompkins and Hunter Allen. 

He is survived by three brothers, two sisters, 19 nieces and nephews, their spouses and children and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jack Allen; and one nephew, Rocky Allen.

This family can never convey enough appreciation to the working staff at Huguley Nursing Home, for all of the love and care that they gave our Dad.

For details on memoriams, please contact First Baptist Church Godley.

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