Jimmie Dale Allen; 85, of Comanche, Oklahoma passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Meridian Nursing Home in Comanche. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2018 at Duncan Cemetery with Bishop Tom Cross officiating. Services are under the care of Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday morning, May 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 11:00AM.
Jimmie Dale Allen was born on April 14, 1933 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to James William Allen and Hazel Irene (Hill) Allen. Jimmie worked as a lead man for Rocketdyne and Rockwell International for over 30 years in the aerospace industry. He married the love of his life Mary Noreen Mitchell on August 29, 1953 in California. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fontana, California . He enjoyed working hard and providing for his wife and family always looking to take care of the needs of his wife and loving family.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents James and Hazel Allen; and his son, Leonard Allen. He is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years Mary Allen of the home; his son, William Allen of Waurika, Oklahoma; his daughter, Elizabeth Bryant and her husband Ronald Bryant of Comanche, Oklahoma; his son, Kenneth Allen of Addington, Oklahoma; his sister, Carol Cole of Utah; nineteen grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Condolences may be left for the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
Published on May 12, 2018