Emory Hancock Allen
Mr. Emory Hancock Allen, 81, of Ellijay, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.
He was born Sept. 1, 1936, in Atlanta, to the late Harry Edward and Nancy Cecile Terry Allen. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta, and served his country honorably in the United States Navy from 1956-1962. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay.
He is survived by wife of 39 years, Dale Hicks Allen; daughters and sons-in-law, Ashley and Joshua Stover of Jasper, Allyson Allen of Chicago, Ill., Debbie and Carlton Greer, of Woodstock, and Donna Allen, of Woodstock; sons and daughters-in-law, Frankie and Shelby Allen, of Homosassa, Fla., and Mark and Dayna Allen, of Kennesaw; grandchildren, Cooper Allen Stover, Clark and Kristy Greer, Trinity Allen, Sara, Morgan and Heather Allen; great-grandchildren, Jace and Jaylen Greer; special friends, Barry, Kathy, Lauren, Aaron, and Abby Bramlett.
Military graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 from the Logan Funeral Home Pavilion with military rites performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, from the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay with the Rev. Sharon Watkins, Dr. Thom Shores, the Rev. Jerry Stover and Barry Bramlett officiating.
Music will be by Joy Hice and Danny Wilson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Bramlett, Jim Primm, Lee Penland, Robert Westmoreland, Bo Sanford, Billy Huff and Joshua Stover.
Inurnment will take place at a later date at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.
Family will receive friends following the service until 5 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS, 66675-8516 in memory of Mr. Allen.
Condolences can be made at www.loganfuneralhome.com.
Logan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.