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OBITUARY: Murial Jean Allen

Murial Jean Allen, of Gallatin, died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.  She was 82.

Mrs. Allen was born Jan. 11, 1936 to the late Therman G. Brown and Clara Avarlee Piper of Gallatin.  She was retired from the Sumner County School District.

Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Carlos Lee Allen Jr.; daughters, Vickie Willoughby and Suzanne Hesson (Eddie), both of Gallatin, and Cindy Brazel (Kevin) of Westmoreland; a brother, Tommy Brown (Peggy) of VA; sisters, Helen Perrigo of Castalian Springs and Carol Chambers of Gallatin; five grandchildren, Lee Willoughby (Stacey), Jeremy Willoughby (Lauren), Brandon Hesson (Nikki), Ashley Hesson Jackson (Brad), and Hazel Brazel; and six great-grandchildren, Eli Willoughby, Vera Willoughby, Arthur Willoughby, Carter Jackson, Miles Jackson, and Knox Hesson.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12 in Pavilion 2 at Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Zieglers Fort Road in Gallatin with Bro. Danny Raines officiating.  Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home, 100 Albert Gallatin Avenue in Gallatin, and from 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Bledsoe Creek State Park.

Interment will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens, with Chuck Proffitt, Larry Hammock, Harry Hammock, Barry Draper, Joe David Satterfield, and Jay Chambers serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers are the Longview Missionary Baptist Church Sunday School Class, Rick Templeton, and Gary Pickard.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Longview Missionary Baptist Church, 798 Spencer Avenue, Gallatin, TN  37066, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorials Processing 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105-9959.

Online condolences may be submitted at  Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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