Michael D. Allen


Michael D. Allen, 57, of Center, passed away Tuesday, May 22, in Carthage.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 24, at Watson & Sons Chapel. Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery.

Mr. Allen was born Aug. 3, 1960, in Center, to Jesse Truman Allen Jr. “Bubba” and Iris Marie McLean Allen. He loved reading his Bible, motorcycles, and spending time with his grandchildren and other family members. Mr. Allen was a member of First Baptist Church in Center.

He is survived by daughters: Alyse Tibbs and husband, Michael, of Carthage and Christina Wills and husband, Ricky Joe, of Carthage, grandchildren: Landon LaGrone, Kali Fulsom, Riley Wills, Ryder Wills and Avery Prudhomme, brother: Terry Allen and wife, Jan, of Joaquin, aunts: Shirley Carter of Shelbyville and Marilyn Allen of Natalia nephew: J. B. Raymond and wife, Jennifer, of Center, great niece: McKynzie Bush, great nephews: Justin Raymond and Jaxon Raymond and numerous cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by parents: Jesse Truman Allen Jr. “Bubba” and Iris Marie McLean Allen, grandparents: Roy McLean, Rachel McLean, Jesse Truman Allen Sr., Evelyn O’Neill and uncles: Alton McLean, Donald McLean.

A special thanks to his personal caregivers, Faye Bridge and Diane Briggs. Also, thanks to Carthage Healthcare and HeartsWay Hospice for their compassionate care.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com