Family of Homer and Josephine Tennessee Ervin Allen

 

Homer Allen,  b. 15-May-1898, Benton Co.-TN, (son of John George Allen and Martha Frances Abbott ) occupation Farmer/Carpenter/Preacher, d. 7-Sep-1976, Henry Co.-TN, buried: Carroll Co.-TN- Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. He married (1) Josephine Tennessee Ervin, 28-Aug-1918, in Benton Co.-TN, b. 30-Jan-1903, ALABAMA, (daughter of David Newton Ervin and Sylvania Margaret Hays) occupation Homemaker, d. 18-Apr-1968, Henry Co.-TN, buried: Carroll Co.-TN-Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. Homer married (2) Ollie Bertie Crutchfield, b. 18-Feb-1909, Carroll Co.-TN, (daughter of George Crutchfield and Ada French) occupation Homemaker, d. 02-Oct-1971, Henry Co.-TN - DOA Henry Co.-Gen Hosp., buried: 4-Oct-1971, Carroll Co.-TN-Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. She went to school with Josephine Ervin. Ollie B. was 1st. married to a Taylor. She was killed in a train/car accident in Henry, TN. Housekeeping and Taxi Driver in McKenzie, TN. Homer married (3) Pauline Hill, (annulled) in Henry Co.-TN, b. Weakley Co.-TN - Gleason.

 

 

Children:

 

1. Paul Allen,  b. 22-May-1921, Carroll Co.-TN - Trezevant, occupation Wood Crafter. Born at Grandpa Johnnie Green and Grandma Martha Francis house near Trezevant, TN. Delivered by Dr. E. W. Hillsman. He married Martha Sue Dickson, 08-Nov-1939, b. 15-Nov-1920, (daughter of Fonnie Dickson and Henrietta Dixon ).

 

2. Lloyd Allen b. 20-Apr-1923, Carroll Co.-TN - Trezevant, occupation Preacher. *Born at Jodie Ervin's place near Trezevant, TN. Delivered by Dr. E. W. *Hillsman. Aka "Peanut" He married (1) Hilda JoAnn Valentine, 12-Feb-1949, in Carinth, MS, b. 7-Nov-1932, Calloway Co.-KY, (daughter of Houston Homer Valentine and Josephine Hudgins) occupation Homemaker, d. 25-Feb-1986, Rockport, KY, buried: Carroll Co.-TN- Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. Hilda: JoAnn came down with Polio soon after they Lloyd. JoAnn spent nearly all of her adult life in a wheel chair. He married (2) Mattie Mae DeHart.


3. Lydone Allen, also known as: Don, b. 21-Aug-1924, Carroll Co.-TN - Trezevant, occupation Homemaker. Born at Jodie Ervin's place near Trezevant, TN. Delivered by Dr. E. W. Hillsman. She married James Fuller, 26-Jan-1946, d. 30-Apr-1994, Wayne Co.-MI - Taylor, buried: Huron TWP, MI - Michigan Memorial. James: Retired from General Motors.

 

4. Lynora Allen, also known as: Nora and Nola, b. 14-Mar-1926, Obion Co.-TN - McConnell, occupation Homemaker. She married (1) Henry Porter Hamlin, 14-Nov-1946, Henry Co.-TN  b. 13-Sep-1805 (son of Henry Dier Hamlin and Addie Dixan Perry) d. 15-Aug-1982, occupation Farmer.  She married (2) Warren Muzzall, 12-May-1985, in Carroll Co.-TN, b. 19-Jun-1915, Henry Co.-TN. Warren: Retired Sears Co. - Memphis, TN.


5. Esther Laverne Allen, also known as: Tucker, b. 06-Aug-1927, Fulton Co.-KY - Fulton, occupation Homemaker. Born at home near Fulton, KY. During this time Daddy worked as a share-cropper for Mr. Carl Roby raising tobacco and cotton. She married Joe Glover, b. Henry Co.-TN, (son of Cleveland George Gover and Pearl M. McDaniel) occupation Auto-Assembly, buried: Tarrant Co.-TX - Mansfield. Joe: Retired from General Motors - Fort Worth, TX.

 

6. Henry Ford Allen, also known as: T-Model & Putt Putt, b. 01-Nov-1929, Carroll Co.-TN, occupation Mechanic, d. 18-Sep-2000, Carroll Co.-TN - McKenzie Methodist Hosp, buried: 20-Sep-2000, Carroll Co.-TN-Trezevant- Oak Grove Cem. Henry Ford was born in a two room log house that his daddy built about three miles from Trezevant, TN. Henry Ford had polio as a child and was crippled all his life. He married (1) Margaret Helen Jordan, (divorced) b. 30-Dec-1930, Henry Co.-TN, (daughter of Audie Furman Jordan and Minnie Lee Robinson). He married (2) Katherine Elenor Brewer, (divorced) b. 17-Sep-1928, Henry Co.-TN. He married (3) Shirley Mae Rogers, 26-Jan-1985, divorced 1998, b. 8-Jun-1937, Cook Co.-IL - Chicago, (daughter of Ralph Eugene Rogers and Beatrice Elizabeth Titzel).

 

7. Imagene Allen, b.13-Nov-1931, Carroll Co.-TN, d. 28-Apr-1935, buried: Carroll Co.-TN-Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. When Imagene was about three and one half years old she took sick. Mama was at Archie Jones pulling potato slips and Daddy was out in the field somewhere working. Paul found Daddy and someone had got Mama. Imagene was so proud when she saw Daddy. She also asked for her little Paul. Imagene always called Daddy her "Little Daddy" and Paul her "Little Paul". Imagene died a day or two later. Ima Jean was born in a two room log house that her daddy built about three miles from Trezevant, TN.


8. Mack Allen, also known as: Shorty, b. 27-May-1935, Carroll Co.-TN - Gurley Blow Place, occupation Farmer/Factory Worker. Mack was born in a two room log house that his daddy built about three miles from Trezevant, TN. He married Katie E. Snyder, 18-Oct-1968, in Carroll Co.-TN - Huntingdon -1st Baptist, b. 28-Oct-1946, INDIANA, (daughter of John Snyder and Dorothy Irene Rice). Mack retired from Midland Ross Co. Paris, TN.


9. Lubie Reubin Allen, also known as: Pete, b. 10-Jan-1937, Carroll Co.-TN - Gurley Blow Place, occupation Mechanic. Lubie was born in a two room log house that his daddy built about three miles from Trezevant. He married (1) Viola Walker  (divorced) b. Henry Co.-TN, (daughter of William Delbert Walker and Eula May). He married (2) Allene Gross, 23-Jul-1960, in Sneadville, TN, b. 27-Apr-1942, Harlan Co.-KY, (daughter of Grant Gross and Sudie Belcher) occupation Homemaker.

 

10. Virgil Dewell Allen, also known as: Pap, b. 28-Feb-1939, Carroll Co.-TN - Gurley Blow Place, occupation Factory Worker, d. 23-May-2001, Henry Co.-TN, buried: 25-May-2001, Henry Co.-TN-Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. He married Jennie Elizabeth White, 23-May-1959, in Henry Co.-TN - Bethlehem Baptist Church, b. 19-Jun-1941, Lake Co.-TN, (daughter of A. M. O. JB White and Lillie Mae Languea ) occupation Factory Worker/Homemaker.

 

11. Fred Gaylon Allen, also known as: Hoss Fly,  b. 10-Jun-1941, Carroll Co.-TN - Gurley Blow Place, occupation Welder/Machinist. Nickname of "Hoss Fly" given to Fred by Donald Joyner. He married Virginia Wilson, 09-Sep-1961, in Henry Co.-TN - Bethlehem Baptist Church, b. 24-Aug-1943, Carroll Co.-TN, (daughter of Clyde Wilson and S. Mairine Arrington) occupation Homemaker.


12. Mary Ann Allen, also known as: Sally Ann, b. 19-Jan-1943, Carroll Co.-TN - Gurley Blow Place, occupation Factory Worker. She married Vernon Clyde Melton, 19-May-1962, b. 03-Aug-1936, Henry Co.-TN, (son of Clyde Melton and Bertha Brelton Cambell occupation Factory Worker.

 

13. Judy Patricia Allen, also known as: Twister, b. 23-Feb-1945, Henry Co.-TN - "Slick-Up", occupation Postal Window Technician. She married (1) Paul Daniel Turner, (divorced) b. 17-Aug-1947, Cincinnati, OH, occupation Machinist. She married (2) Lynn Patchin, (divorced) occupation Professor. She married (3) Felice Rodorigo, b. 10-Feb-1931, Coal Center, PA. Felice: Retired Ford Motor Co. - Detroit, MI.

 

14. Billie June Allen, b. 13-Feb-1946, Henry Co.-TN, d. 13-Feb-1946, Henry Co.-TN, buried: Carroll Co.-TN- Trezevant-Oak Grove Cem. Mama stumbled in the kitchen and fell against the corner of the table about two weeks before giving birth to twins. Billie June was born dead and Billie Nathan survived.


15. Billie Nathan Allen, also known as: Red Belly Ford & Bill, b. 13-Feb-1946, Henry Co.-TN - Old Wash Bunn Home Place, occupation Production Planner. He married Kathie Jean Chandler, 10-Feb-1968, in Paris, TN - Fairview Baptist Church, divorced 1970, b. Henry Co.-TN, (daughter of Revo Raymond Chandler and Mary Jean Stephens) occupation Beautician.

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