Troy R. Allen, Sr. age 61, of East Peoria, passed away Saturday May 5, 2012 at 9:16 a.m. at his residence.
He was born Nov. 18, 1950 in Amery, MS, to Sam R. and Willie Mae Allen. He married Juanita Seeley March 10, 1989 in Pekin. She survives along with three sons: Troy Allen, Jr. of East Peoria, Chad Allen of Alabama, Jerry (Amanda) Allen of Alabama, nine grandchildren, two sisters: Caroline (Larry) Hall of Nettleton, MS, Martha Cowley, of Amery, MS, four brothers: Delbert (Talley) McCullen of MS, Dewey Allen, Robbie Allen, and Duke Allen all of Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, one brother, and three sisters.
Troy worked as a Barge Hand in Mississippi. He was of the Baptist Faith.
Funeral services will be Monday May 7, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services.
Burial will be in Buckeye Cemetery in Morton.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Research Center of America.
Please view Troy's obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com