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Roger Allen

March 18, 1947 — October 14, 2015

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Roger Dale Allen, 68 of Cranks passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 at the Harlan ARH.

Roger was born March 18, 1947 in Harlan, KY to the late Charles and Maybelle Roberts Allen. He was a retired coal miner of 30 years having retired from Ace Mining. He was a Veteran of the US Army having served his country during the Vietnam War.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Charlsie Helton and brother, Ronnie Allen.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Napier Allen of Cranks; children, Charles (Stacy) Allen of Lexington; Tonia Allen of Nicholasville, KY; sisters, Anna Jo Bailey of Dalton, GA and Shirley Smith of Harlan, KY; grandchildren, Kiersten Hollon and Tristan Hollon of Nicholasville, KY. Special friends, Kyle Spurlock, Paul Wayne Garrett, and Harold Jones.

Visitation will be Saturday (Oct. 17) from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm with Bro. Ronnie Dale Shackleford officiating.

Burial will follow in the Napier Cemetery at Cranks, KY. Military rites will be observed by the Harlan Honor Guard.

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