Mr. James Boyd Allen, Jr., 49, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Graveside services were held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, June 21st, at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Mike Childs and Rev. Trent Bilbo officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Allen was born June 15, 1965, in Louisville, MS. He was a graduate of Noxapater High School, and Mississippi State University, where he majored in Business Administration. He was the owner of Earthworks Nursery, and a member of Noxapater Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Hathorn Allen; his sons, Sam Allen and Max Allen; and his parents, Mary Alice McAdory Allen and James Boyd Allen, Sr., all of Noxapater, MS. He is also survived by his sister, Sue Ellen (Bert) Ellis of Madison, MS; and his nephews, Hayden and Spencer Ellis.
Serving as pallbearers were Hayden Ellis, Spencer Ellis, John Miles, David Gully, Wilson Webb, and Randall Johnson.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Louisville, P.O. Box 523. Louisville, MS 39339.
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