Mr. Carl Allen, age 79, of LaGrange, passed away on March 6, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Allen was born on September 4, 1938 in Gabbettville, Georgia to the late Hubert Jackson Allen, Sr. and Adell Hart Allen. He was the District Manager for the Sing Oil Company for many years and later owned Carl’ s Moneyback Store among other business ventures. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Allen.
Mr. Allen was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church. He was an avid sportsman who loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice King Allen; daughter, Carla Starling and her husband Richard; brother, Hubert Jackson “Bubba” Allen, Jr. and his wife Tammy; sisters, Shirley Wagner and her husband Jim and Hilda Strickland and her husband Milton; grandchildren, Kristyn Starling and Ryan Starling; brother in law and sister in law, Joey and Elaine Pendl; sister in law, Joyce Allen; nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Cleo Hutchinson and Mary Ogletree; beloved pet, Bounce.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Shadowlawn Cemetery with Rev. S.T. Janney and Rev. Bobby Robinson officiating. Family will receive friends on Friday at the funeral home from 11:00 am until service hour. You may also visit with the family at the family home, 235 Stewart Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30241.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Troup County March for Babies, c/o March of Dimes DPC- Savannah/ SGA Market, P.O. Box 673667, Marietta, Georgia, 30006 or WellStar West Georgia Hospice, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.