Jerry Allen, age 81, a longtime resident of Baker, Florida, passed away on March 23, 2022. He was Born April 20, 1940, in Enterprise, Alabama to Jack and Lucille Allen. He was a millwright and welder for many years. Jerry enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved to go “junkin” and would be “wheeling and dealing”. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and loved his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law Glyn Patten, brother Sam Allen; sister Vennia Delpozo; brothers-in-law Henry Anglin, Ed Griffith, Willie Burlison and Louis Delpozo
Jerry is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jessie Allen; two sons, Ricky and wife Ceretha Allen of Milligan and Jack and wife Mary Allen of Baker; two daughters, Gwen Patten of Holt and Sheron and husband Mark Forehand of Milligan; sisters: Adice Anglin, Charlotte Griffith, Nellie Burlison; sister-in-law Lynn Allen; 9 grandchildren, Jeremy, Joshua, Anthony, Patrick, Holly, Caleb, Jessica, Jacob, and Seth; and 13 great grandchildren.
The celebration of Jerry’s life will be held on Sunday March 27, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Milligan Assembly of God with burial to follow in the Milligan Baptist Church Cemetery. A time of visitation with the family will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com
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