Obituary: James Emory ‘Jim’ Allen, 81, of Monroe

James Emory Allen (Jim) was born October 11th, 1938 in Walton County, Georgia and died May 26th, 2020 in Monroe, Georgia at 81 years of age. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Martha Smith Allen, and beloved nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great niece and nephew. They were the light of his life.
He is preceded in death by his parents Emory Isom Allen and Mary Lou Whitley Allen, sister and brother in law Jean and Junior Tanner, sisters Laverne Patrick and Barbara Bell, brother and sister in law Charles and Ann Allen, brothers Kenneth Allen, Joe Allen, and Robert (Bozo) Allen.
He retired in 1991 from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. He was a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and enjoyed NASCAR racing. He spent his adult life doing for others, which brought him great joy.
The family will have a celebration of life at a future date.
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Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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