Arlee Allen, 83, of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 17, 1925, in Ark., son of the late Elmo and Roxie Allen.
May 25, 1969, he married Rosie Wilson in Manila, Ark., who preceded him in death May 30, 2005.
Survivors include two sons, Johnny and Larry Allen, both of Rockford, Ill., six daughters, Vara Mae Allen, of Miss., Rosie Johnson, of Detroit, Mich., Elizabeth Byrd, Christean Cole, and Pecola Holloway, all of Malden, Mo., and Jessie B. Blake, of St. Louis, Mo., one sister, Savannah Allen, of Osceola, Ark., one brother, Joe D. Allen, several grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, Dec. 22, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m, Monday, Dec. 22, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery.