John Allen, 84, passed away on November 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on June 7, 1936 to Jesse & Stella (King) Allen in Jerseyville. He married Marcella Fessler on May 20, 1962 in Jerseyville. John worked at FS for over 40 years and was a member of the Jerseyville First United Methodist Church. He loved hunting, fishing, bowling, and enjoyed spending time at the farm. He was the 1980 Jerseyville Spirit and played football, basketball, and ran track in high school. He is survived by his wife: Marcella Allen; his children: Johnna Miller and Dale (Tina) Allen; his six grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; his siblings: Delbert Allen and Helen Meuth. He is preceded in death by his parents, son: Kenneth Lee Allen, son-in-law: Jeff Miller, siblings: Wes, Hubert, Loyd, Floyd, Deedee, Charles, Lester, Mary, and David. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Home. A private family funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Rev. Bob Taylor will be officiating and burial will take place at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jerseyville United Methodist Church, ALS, or BJC Hospice.
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