Mr. William Paul Allen, 92, of LaGrange died Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at LaGrange Nursing and Rehab.
Mr. Allen was born September 1, 1920 in Carrollton, GA, son of the late Alexander L. Allen and Birdie Holley Allen. He had lived in LaGrange most of his life and was a member of Second Baptist Church. Mr. Allen was employed with Callaway Mills and West Point Pepperell before retiring. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during War World II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Lee Leavins Allen.
Survivors include three daughters, Sue (Calvin) Franks, Annetha Allen, and Freida Allen, all of LaGrange; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 6, 2013 in Hillview East Cemetery with Mr. Dwayne Moncus and Reverend Hugh Vines officiating.
The family will be at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Calvin Franks, and will receive family and friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting their website at www.shlagrange.com.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636