Funeral services for Jerry Allen, 79 of Vernon, who died on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Vernon, will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Larry Ellis. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Allen was born Saturday, Nov. 9, 1935 in Vernon. He was the son of the late Sam Allen and the late Nadine McBride Allen. He married Betty Downes on Jan. 6, 1956 in Vernon. He had lived all of his life in Vernon. He worked for Vernon Manufacturing Company for 27 years and Wright Brand Food as a machinist, maintenance repair. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Allen of the home; son, Ronnie Allen of Crowell; two daughters, Sherry Farris and Vickie Russell, both of Vernon; one brother, Henry Allen of Vernon; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Erma Ward and Myrtle Craig.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.