MAJ Jimmy D. Allen was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/01/1984 at the age of 41.7 (Exact date not known.)
Dallas, TX
Flight Class 66-3
Date of Birth 09/02/1942
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 117 AHC in 66-67, B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN in 69, HHT 2/17 CAV 101 ABN in 69-70
This information was provided by VHPA member at 1999 Reunion

More detail on this person: After his first tour he received a direct commission in the Artillery branch. From Mike Law

Funeral services for retired Maj. Jimmy Dale Allen, 41, of Athens were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Foster & Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. David Shepard officiating.

Burial will be in the Davis Cemetery

Maj. Allen died in Temple Hospital.

Born Sept. 2, 1942 in Seminole, he lived in the Athens area four years. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a retired major. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Allen of Athens; one son, Jeffery Allen of Athens; his father, V. Allen of Seminole; his mother, Lorene Roche of Mabank; and two brothers, Donnie Allen of Balch Springs and Tommy Allen of Odessa.

Pallbearers were Nolan Wilson, Lee Wilson, Johnny Walker, Ernest Williams, Dudley Dailey and Wade Wilbanks.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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