obit allenMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. - Jewell Hart Allen, 78, of Beechmont, Ky passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 12:05AM at his home. Mr. Allen was born February 2, 1935 in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Beechmont Missionary Baptist Church, where he was assistant song director. He was an avid U.K. basketball fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Uriel and Thelma Allen; and brother Eugene Allen.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Grace Allen; sons Mike (Sandy) Aders of Enumclaw, WA and Chris (Jennifer) Allen of Bowling Green; daughter Tina McPherson of Beechmont; grandchildren Josh McPherson, Olivia Allen, Amelia Allen, Jackson Allen, Natalie Duncan, Cody Duncan, and Victoria Duncan; great-grandchild Collin Duncan; brother Larry (Linda) Allen of Beechmont; and sisters Hilda (J.B.) Miller of Greenville, Anna (Marion) Collins of Beechmont, and Martha (Roger) Jennings of Hartford.

Funeral services will be Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 2:00PM at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home, with Rev. Jim Watt officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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