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Giles R. Allen, Jr., 77 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.

Born Friday, April 28, 1939 in Valley Station, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Giles R. Allen, Sr. and the late Mary Rebecca Hawkins Allen. He was a retired police officer serving on the Newbern, Trimble and Kenton Police Departments and was named Police Chief for the City of Trimble in November, 1990. Mr. Allen proudly served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Coast Guard.

Funeral services for Mr. Allen will be 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Pastor Red Barnes and Rev. Bruce Allen officiating. Interment will follow in Pierce Cemetery in Trimble, Tennessee. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 AM until service time at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He is survived by four sons, David Hunter (Cathy) of Dukedom, Tennessee, Edward Hunter (Maxene) of Trimble, Tennessee, Larry Hunter (Lisa) of McKenzie, Tennessee and Giles R. Allen, III (Amy) of Jacksonville, North Carolina; two daughters, Mary Whitehouse (Barry) of Tatumville, Tennessee and Kimberly Ransom (Stuart) of Southaven, Mississippi; one sister, Linda Sue Nichols of Louisville, Kentucky; one brother, Bruce Allen of Fairmount, Georgia; fourteen grandchildren, Tommy Whithouse (Paula), Roger Whitehouse (Tracy), Sydney Whitehouse (Natalka), Yolaunda "Yogi" French (Dwayne), Angie Hamm, Kathy Higham (James), David Hunter, Jr. (Keisha), Jamie Hurt, Eugene Baker, Kecia Collier, Abby Ransom, Samantha Bass, Josh Bass and Isaac Bass; twenty-five great-grandchildren, Timothy James, Christana Spangler (Bobby), Seriana Whitehouse, Chad Whitehouse (Sara), Amanda Whitehouse, Shelby Whitehouse, Brady Whitehouse, Devon Whitehouse, Chase Whitehouse, Peter William, John McLean, Kristen McLean, Dakota Dozier, Aiden Whitworth, Akasha Whitworth, Annie Kate Hensley, Courtney Higham, Elliott Higham, Adrianna Hunter, Isabella Hunter, Samantha McCord, Ashton Hurt, Andrew Hurt, Trinity Hurt and Charity Hurt and several great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean "Bobbi" Pray Allen; one great-grandson, James Thomas Higham and two brothers, Tommy Allen and Richard Allen.

Police Officers from the Newbern Police and Kenton Police Departments will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Giles R. Allen, Jr.

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