Mr. Ernest Harrison “ Harry” Allen, Jr., age 61, of Talking Rock, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family, following his battle with cancer.
Born April 22, 1952 in Cumming, Georgia, he was the son of the late Ernest Harrison Allen, Sr. and Margaret Evelyn Cloud Allen. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Mia Prather. Harry was a self-employed carpenter and was a member of the Ophir Baptist Church.
Survivors include, HIS WIFE, Janice Allen of Talking Rock, Ga.; DAUGHTER & SON-IN-LAW, Kelly and Adam Prather of Jasper, Ga.; SON & DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Kirk and Jessica Allen of Talking Rock, Ga.; GRANDCHILDREN, Micah Prather and Lane Allen; FATHER-IN-LAW & MOTHER-IN-LAW, Kenneth and Katheleen Kirk of Talking Rock, Ga.; BROTHERS-IN-LAW & SISTERS-IN-LAW, Danny and Mel Kirk of Bartow, Ga.; Johnny and Cecilia Herndon of Talking Rock, Ga.; Mickey and Anita Walker of Talking Rock, Ga.; Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Talking Rock Baptist Church, Rev. Robert Allen and Rev. James Thompson will officiate, with the interment to follow in the Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and until the funeral hour on Sunday.
The family will accept flowers or donations may be made to the Mia Prather Memorial Fund, c/o Kelly Prather, 2844 Burnt Mountain Rd., Jasper, Georgia 30143.
Arrangements and Services are entrusted to the Staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory of Jasper, Georgia.