OBIT: John Glenn Allen

John Glenn Allen, born May 2, 1968 passed peacefully from this life into the arms of his loving Savior early Saturday morning, June 5, 2021, at the age of 53.

John was born in and was a lifetime resident of Ruston, LA. He was married to his devoted wife, Sandra Hunter Allen for 30 years. He was a retired heavy machine operator/engineer, who enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. John was an active member of Victory Life Church of Ruston, where he was always ready to lend a helping hand.

In the community, he was known and loved by all.

John is survived by his wife, Sandra Allen, three sons: Clint Allen and wife Taylor, Clayton Allen and Crisanna, all of Ruston and Chris Stinson and Lacey of Jacksonville, FL; two grandsons: Colton and Caleb Allen of Ruston, LA; one sister: Lisa and husband Corbett Best; one brother: Evan Allen, all of Ruston, LA; his Uncle Max Otwell and Aunt Suzanne Atkins, also of Ruston; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and a host of friends. John was preceded in death by his parents: John Wesley Allen and Aliene Allen. Honorary pallbearers include: Evan Allen, Corbett Best, Zach Best, and Ricky Reeveas.

A visitation was held for friends and family at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Monday, June 7, 2021. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Owens Memorial Chapel with the Reverends Kendall Corkern and Rick Walters officiating.

Until we meet again, John Allen will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.


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