Bro. Sam AllenNovember 16, 1951 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 67)
MEMPHIS- Bro. Sam Allen, 67, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Baptist-DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. He was born November 16, 1951 to the late James T. Allen and Magnolia Hudson Allen in Benton County, Mississippi.
He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at Sims Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He moved to Memphis, TN and joined Lamar Terrace Baptist Church where he served in multiple roles including trustee for many years. He later joined Miracle Temple Salt & Light Ministries until his health failed. Sam was a father of three children and successful business man with a heart of gold. He loved his ability to bless family and friends. Sam departed this life on November 28, 2018 after a long battle with renal disease. He was preceded in death by his father, James T. Allen and brother James Allen Jr.
Services will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2p.m. at Miracle Temple Salth & Light Ministries in Lamar, MS with Bishop L.T. Mason delivering the eulogy. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother Magnolia Hudson Allen of Lamar, MS, his daughter Marcha E. Allen of Memphis, TN, two sons Brian C. Allen I (Armentina) of Memphis,and Dennis R. Pegues Jr. of Bangor, ME, ten grandchildren Darion Allen, Keenan Alexander, Brian C. Allen II, Nyla Henderson, Briana Allen, Braxton Allen, Brina Allen, Zoё Thomas, Ethan Thomas, and Rya Thomas, Five siblings Charles Allen (Patrica) of Olive Branch, MS, Melvin Allen (Georgia), Arthur Allen, Helen Thomas, and Margie Holcomb (Dwight) all of Lamar, MS. Special Friends Ella Drane, Eric Steward, David (Daisy) Nicholson, and Peggy J. Richardson. A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.