Matthew Brian Allen

September 4, 1983March 23, 2010

Matthew Brian Allen, age 26, of Northport, died March 23, 2010, at Northport Medical Center-DCH. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Bruce Wright officiating.Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary Frances Wright, his grandfather, Frank Oliver Allen, and his aunt, Janice Wright. Survivors include his wife, Jamie Lynn Allen of Northport; his sons, Jacob Lane Allen and Nathan Tyler Allen of Northport; his brother, Wesley Heath Allen (Amy) of Northport; his parents, David and Donna Allen of Northport; and his grandparents bud and Sandra Wright and Alene Allen, all of Cullman. Matthew was a loving husband and daddy and a caring son, brother, and friend. He attended Hunting Elementary School until he began homeschooling taught by his mother. He started work at an early age as a coalminer, having come from a long line of coalminers from his grandfather, father, and brother, and worked in the mines until he became injured. Afterwards, he stayed home with his wife and helped raised their two boys. Matt will be missed greatly by all who loved and knew him. Pallbearers will be Wesley Allen, Donald Havey, Ricky Johnson, Stephen Cooper, Darrell Allen, Richard Allen, Robbie Yeates, and Kenny Roy. Honorary pallbearers are Northport DCH Emergency Room and ICU nurses and doctors, Fred Ingold, Lewis, Smyth & Winter Law Firm, and friends and family on Facebook. Condolences may be offered at

Arrangements under the direction of Memory Chapel Funeral Home, Tuscaloosa, AL.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 27, 2010
  • Visitation Friday, March 26, 2010

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April 1, 2010

thank you all for your kind words, thoughts, and prayers. it has been hard for me and my boys, but we have been there for each other.
jamie allen

Holly Wilson

March 29, 2010

i am so sorry for your loss i cant imagine how hard it must be! keep god first and he wii help u thru everything!! my touughts and prayers are with you all!

Ann Burg

March 27, 2010

Im sorry for your loss. Matt was a really good friend of mine in school. Never really forgot how good of a friend he always was, to me and everyone else. He will be missed.


March 27, 2010

thoughts and prayers to the family form the staff of Comfort Suites

krystal bigham

March 27, 2010

jamie and family, we are so sorry for the loss of matt he will be greatly missed by many the funeral was beauitful and we will keep u and ur family in our thoughts and prayers

Allison Duncan-Pope

March 27, 2010

I have just heard of you terrible loss. I haven't seen you in years, but I remember when you first met Matt. My Husband moved a trailor for either you or Angie about ayear and a half ago.. Jeremy told me that was his first time meeting Matt and all he talked about was how devoted you were to him after his accident. You and your boys are in our thoughts and prayers.
Allison Duncan-Pope

Heather Barton Hartness

March 27, 2010

Jamie and family, there are no words to express how deeply sorry I am for you over the loss of Matt. I know that you are hurting right now, but know that God will help you through the days to come. Be strong and know that Matt will live on through those two beautiful little boys. Much love as always, and God Bless

March 26, 2010

My deepest sympathy goes to you & your family. I worked with Matt at TEC for a short time. He was always a pleasure to be around. My prayers will be with you at your time of loss.
May God Bless You,
Debbie L.

Ginger Kizziah

March 26, 2010

Jamie, I can't help but hurt for you. I don't really know what to say b/c there's no words that is going to help you. Just know that things happen for a reason and you're the strongest woman i know. Don't lose your faith in God, he will walk beside you in this time of sorrow. If there's anything you ever need please let me know! Prayers and thoughts go out to Matt's whole family.

Gene Watkins

March 25, 2010

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.