"Jimmy" Lee Allen, 79, of Brunswick, GA, died on Saturday, January 28, 2012 in the home of his daughter after an extended illness. The Wheeler County, GA native served in the U. S. Army. He was a Member of Glyndale Baptist Church, the Fishers of Men Sunday School Class and served on the Benevolence Ministry. He served as a Church Deacon for over 40 years and with the Southeast Georgia Health System –Brunswick Campus Auxiliary as a Life Member Volunteer. He retired from Georgia Ports Authority with 38 years of service to the Ports. He was predeceased by his parents: Hansel Allen and Minnie Lee NeSmith Allen; his brother Ira Allen Sr.; his sister Agnes Allen and his wife: Jean Peacock Allen.
Survivors are his daughter & son-in-law Melinda and J. C. Barber of Brunswick, GA; his son & daughter-in-law Lee and Patti Allen of Brunswick, GA; 3 granddaughters, Cynara Williams, Samesa & husband Brian Walden, Katie Allen; 3 great grandchildren, Eric Walden, Cassy Walden and Jimmy Ray Walden all of Brunswick, GA; 1 niece and 3 nephews, Betty Rowell & family, Ira Allen, Jr. & family, James Allen Sr. & family, Carl Allen & family. His close companion (& the Family's) Miss Elizabeth "Liz" Scott.
Edo Miller Funeral Home of Brunswick is in charge of the arrangements where there will be a visitation on Friday, February 03, 2012 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, February 04, 2012 at Glyndale Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Creekmore officiating and a Graveside Service at Woodlawn City Cemetery in Eastman, GA at 3:30PM with Randy Peacock officiating. Active pallbearers are James Allen Sr., James Allen Jr., Brian Walden, Rick Hankins, Adam Burgstiner and J. L. Oglesby. Honorary pallbearers are; Stephanie Rozier, Ira Allen Jr., Carl Allen, Allison Peacock, James Peacock, Benny Peacock, Rev. Jack Lee, Rev. Charles Jones, Rev. Sammy Chancey, Rev. Ken Creekmore, the Deacons of Glyndale and Pine Haven Baptist Churches, Fishers of Men Sunday School Class, Southeast Georgia Health System – Brunswick Campus Auxiliary Volunteers, Hospice of the Golden Isles, Dr. Abraham Cheong, Dr. Mitchell Jones, Dr. Herman Levy, Dr. Stephen Chitty, Dr. David Sudduth, Clint Burgstiner, Clarke Wiggins Jr., Bobby Davis, Rowland Webb, Raleigh Johnson, Pete Hamilton, Eddie Powell, Eddie Wallen, Dustin Corbitt. www.edomillerandsons.com