allen135MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY - James Lloyd Allen, 83 of Greenville, KY passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 4:47 p.m. at the Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY after a sudden illness.

Jim was born September 29, 1928 in Muhlenberg County, he was the son of the late Miller Weir Allen and Oma Myrtle Lovell Allen. He was an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, KY where.
0 he was a member for 21 years.  Jim was a control room operator for K. U. Green River Power Station for 27 years and he owned and operated Inland Marine in Greenville for 21 years before retiring in 1989. He was an Army Veteran serving in Germany during the 1950’s and was Powderly Town Marshal for 5 years. He was Civil Defense Director for Muhlenberg County 10 years and was President of Christ Apostles Food Pantry Inc. which has given over 1 million total pounds of food, to feed approximately 6,000 people every month.

Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years - Marjorie Dukes Allen of Greenville, KY; daughter - Lynne (James “JJ” Johnson) Shelby of Greenville, KY; 2 grandson - Brad (Jennifer) Shelby of Midway, KY, Daniel Shelby of Greenville, KY; great-granddaughter - Ella Kathryn Shelby; great-grandson - Elias Duvall Shelby; brother - Buddy Joe (Lou) Allen of Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted by Gary’s Funeral Home of Greenville, KY on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Greenville, KY by Dr. Tim Davis. Burial with Military Honors will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Greenville, KY.

Friends may call Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville, KY and after 12:00 noon on Wednesday until funeral time at the church.

Online condolences to the family can be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net

Greenville, Ky. 42345 envelopes available at the church.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner
Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14191

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4210

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4048

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3759

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3667

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19227

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15167

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 3667

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 2994

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 1555

Bikers Ride to Support Teen with Brain Cancer

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 1353

Muhlenberg County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 916

Sounds of UK Talents Fill the Summer Air in…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 796

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 738

Contemporary Christian Artist Inspires Muhlenberg…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 716

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 701

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 657

Legislator's Log - Week of July 26, 2015

by SurfKY News