Murel Allen

Murel Dean Allen

Monday, May 1st, 1939 - Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Murel Dean Allen, 82, of Sparta, TN passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, in Cookeville, TN. Mr. Allen was born on May 1, 1939, to the late William Albert and Tressie McHone Allen in Whitwell, TN. He married his wife on September 30, 1961.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Allen was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Surviving family includes:
Wife of 60 years, Joyce Allen of Sparta, TN
Children: Angela Conatser (Ricky), Tracy Newberry (Bill), and Jason Allen (Wendy)
Grandchildren: Amanda Weston (Matthew), Aaron Conatser, Eric Newberry (Samantha), Michael Newberry (Amy), Paul Gibson, Aylinne Allen, Evalyn Allen, Payton Anderson, Jessica Kirby (Chris), and Chase Kinsey.
Great-Grandchildren: Baylor Weston, Beckett Weston, Lilly Newberry, Jacoby Newberry, Zeke Newberry, Orin Newberry, Arabella Gibson, Zoey-Lynn Bittner, and Chole Bittner.
Sister, Ruth Turner of Whitwell, TN
The Funeral Service will be Monday, June 14, 2021, at2 PM at Christian Life First Assembly of God in Sparta, TN with Brent Tevebaugh and Danny Denning officiating, with burial to follow at Smith Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 11 AM until the time of service at the church.

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Penny Butler

Posted at 11:33am
I am so saddened to hear of Dean’s passing. He was truly a gently giant. And could tell a story like no other. He will be missed by everyone that knew him. Joyce and family, our hearts break for you all Know your in our thoughts and prayers. Penny Butler and Cristie Bryan

Beverly Allen Galloway

Posted at 08:26am
Thinking about all of you today. Will keep you in my prayers.
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Beverly Allen Galloway

Posted at 08:20am
Aunt Joyce, I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Dean. Love to all of you. Will hold you close in prayer. (Beverly Allen Galloway)

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