Julius Allen

Sunday, December 10, 2006

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Julius Landrith "Lanny" Allen, 65, of Sikeston died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

He was born Nov. 6, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest Clifford and Geneva Kluesner Allen.

Allen was employed for 38 years at AT&T and Southwestern Bell Telephone. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Eagles Aerie 3319 and the American Legion.

Survivors include a friend, Joan K. Moore of Sikeston; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Moore of Sikeston; three sisters, Aleda Allen of St. Louis, Veronica Louise Kirk of Jackson and Lenore Allen of Denver; and a brother, Gene Allen of Highlandville, Mo.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Scott Sunnenberg officiating.