OBITUARY

Jerold Allen

November 10, 1931May 5, 2022
Obituary of Jerold Allen
Jerold Allen, age 90, of Montevallo, Alabama passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Jerold was born November 10, 1931 to Mamie and Jesse Allen in Acmar, Alabama. The family moved to Pea Ridge, Alabama where he grew up. He graduated from Montevallo High School in 1950 then joined the US Army. Jerold was a morse code interceptor for the Army during the Korean War. He spent his career as a mechanical engineer, designing paper mills throughout the United States. Jerold attended Antioch Baptist Church for the last several years. He was an avid left-handed golfer, had a lifelong love of playing and watching baseball, and was a dedicated Alabama football fan. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Wayne Allen; his brothers, Jack Allen and John A. Allen; and sister-in-law, Clara Allen. He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Carrigan (Ralph) of Birmingham, AL; son, Daryl Allen (Kay) of Birmingham, AL; grandchildren, Katie Newland (Jesse) of Austin, TX, Braxton Carrigan (Catie) of Cheshire, CT, Sarah Allen of Chicago, IL, Abby Pikula (Colin) of Jacksonville, FL, Kimberly Smith (Landon) of Leeds, AL; great-grandchildren, Anna Reese Carrigan and Jackson Carrigan; brother, J. D. Allen of Pea Ridge, AL; sister-in-law, Betty Allen of Bossier City, LA; numerous nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Buddy. A visitation for Jerold will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Rockco Funeral Home, 3715 Highway 25, Montevallo, Alabama 35115. A funeral service will occur Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 12:00 PM, 3715 Highway 25, Montevallo, Alabama 35115. A committal service will occur Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:15 PM at Alabama National Cemetery, 3133 Highway 119, Montevallo, Alabama 35115. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to a charity of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.rockcofuneralmontevallo.com for the Allen family.

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