Buford Odel Allen

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mr. Buford Odel Allen, Sr., age 82, of Petersburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.

A Memorial Service may be held at a later date. Per his request, he was cremated.

He was born, June 20, 1934, in Lincoln County, to the late Doris Evelyn Allen Simmons. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a farmer, and a retired truck driver.

Preceding him in death was a brother, Rema Simmons. Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Robert) Ladd, of Murfreesboro; two sons, Del Allen and Richard Allen, both of Petersburg; grandchildren, Grey Ladd, Karlyn Ladd, Dane Allen, Devin Allen, Erin Allen (Phillip) Bowden; great grandchildren, Hunter Allen, Gavin Allen, Anzlei Bowden, and Nathan Bowden.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.