Jackie Lynn Allen Sr., a Vietnam Veteran with the 101st Airborne, age 62 of Springfield, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 5, 1951 to the late Moyralee Embry and Hila Lee Allen. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister; Bobbie Burden.
Survivors include three sons; Jackie Lynn Jr. (Tereasa) Allen of Springfield, Kriss Forchionel (Active 101st Airborne) of Fort Campbell, and Matt Adams of Shepherdsville, one daughter; Stephanie (Scott) Marie of Georgia, nine grandchildren; Rebecca Lynn Marie, Daniel Scott Marie, Tess Pauline Forchionel, Faith Marie Forchionel, Abigail Leigh Forchionel, Gabriel Michael Allen, Amanda Perkins, Shelby Tredous, and Joshua Carey, two great-grandchildren; Mila Perkins, and Kage Perkins, and one niece and one nephew; Paula Hunt and Marty Burden also survive along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Jackie Lynn Allen Sr. will be conducted at 1:30 PM Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home with burial following in the Lebanon National Cemetery.
Family requests visitation after 11:00 AM on Monday at the funeral home.