Bennie Ray Allen, age 76, of Atlanta, Texas, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at his home.
Mr. Allen was born September 9, 1935 in Texarkana, Texas. He was retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. and was a member of Church on the Rock, and the United Steel Workers Local Union 752L. He was preceded in death by his parents; James Allen, Sr. and Audrey Allen, two brothers, James Allen, Jr. and Max Allen.
He is survived by his three sons and two–in-law daughters: Daniel Allen of Texarkana, Texas; Matthew and Kadie Allen of Texarkana, Texas; Timothy and Teresa Allen of Texarkana, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law: Melody and Ron Seale of Atlanta, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law: Mary and Fred Harris of Texarkana, Arkansas; one brother and sister-in-law: Joe and Shirley Allen of Wake Village, Texas; one sister-in-law: Eleanor Allen; seven grandchildren: Tristan Cullom, Adlayn Seale, Tiffany Allen, Tamera Allen, Tabitha Allen, Ema Allen, and Logan Allen and a number of other relatives.
A Memorial service will be 1:00 P. M. Saturday at Church on the Rock with Pastor Jon Miller officiating. Arrangement are under the direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.