Howard Woodson Allen


Howard Woodson Allen, 80, of Lynn, Kentucky passed away Sunday August 6, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. Mr. Allen was born September 13, 1936 in Warnock, Kentucky a son of the late Paul and Gladys Wolfe Allen. He was of the Baptist faith and was a United States Army veteran. He was retired from AK Steel after 30 years. He loved to farm and furnished much of the fresh produce to the A&B produce Market which he co-owned.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons John Allen and Paul Allen; and one sister Shirley Mae Bradley.

He is survived by his long time companion Adria Blanton of Ashland, Kentucky

one son

Lonnie and Otilia Allen of Saniganico, Belize

two daughters

Pamela and Tony Greene of Ashland, Kentucky

Lowise Jenkins of Wurtland, Kentucky

one daughter-in-law

Ann Allen of Lynn, Kentucky

one brother

William Paul and Cathy Allen of South Shore, Kentucky

two sisters

Patricia Needham of Morehead, Kentucky

Chloe Deane Bradford of Lexington, South Carolina

eleven grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren

Howard was an animal lover and for many years has been a supporter of S.T.A.R. His wish was that donations be made in his memory to one of the two animal rescue organizations. The family is requesting that his wish be honored. S.T.A.R. (Saving the animals of Rowan) P.O. Box 454 Morehead, Kentucky 40351. Friends of Greenup Paws Colonial Animal Clinic 1601 Argillite Road Flatwoods, Kentucky 41139. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky by Rev. Mike Allen. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until service time on Wednesday. Condolences may be made at rlrfuneralhome.com

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