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Jerry Wayne Allen

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Jerry Wayne Allen, 66, of Quincy, died at 10:55 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home in Quincy.

He was bornin Swanders on Jan. 4, 1947, a son of the late Clinton O. and Mary Helen Allison Allen. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Allen; and a sister and brother-in-law, Grace and Earl Zirkle.

On June 5, 1993, he married Roberta Frances “Bobbi” Seelenbinder in Quincy and she survives, along with a son, Larry Allen of Quincy; three daughters, Tammy (Darin) Kennedy and Penny (Steve) Thompson, both of Troy, and Cindy (Chris) Mahan of Urbana; eight grandchildren; a sister, Opal (Roy) Wones of Quincy; three brothers, Earl (Lucille) Allen and Charles (Phyllis) Allen, both of De Graff and Roger (Pamela) Allen of Quincy.

A 1965 graduate of Riverside High School, he served in the Ohio Army National Guard, attaining the rank of sergeant. He served as a pastor at the Buckeye Gospel Barn in Quincy. He loved to sing and play music and he enjoyed fishing.   

Pastor Rick Smith officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial is in the Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.

The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Buckeye Gospel Barn.

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