Allen, Jennie Lee Gray

Mrs. Jennie Lee Gray Allen, 87, of Jonesboro, passed away Feb. 1, 2012. She was born in North Little Rock, Ark., the daughter of the late Ruth Dunn Gray and John Herbert Gray. Mrs. Allen was also preceded in death by her husband, Linton Alfred Allen; grandson, Adam Dickey, and a sister, Nell George.

She was a devoted homemaker, who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed shopping, dressing up, dancing, cooking and was known for her beautiful smile.

Survivors are her children, Nancy Ciciarelli (Paul), of Huntsville, Ala., Lynne Beville (Fulton), of Barnardsville, N.C., Carol Allen, of Cameron Park, Calif., Duane Allen (Susan), of McDonough, Ga., and Don Allen (Connie), of Huntsville, Ala.; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren; niece, and nephews.

A graveside service for Mrs. Allen will be held Sunday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m., at Sherwood Memorial Park, in Jonesboro. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.