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Glen C. Allen Sr.

Glen C. Allen, Sr.

Glen was born Jan. 30, 1935 to James and Zena Allen, of Lees Creek, Ark., the youngest of six. A few years after his fathers death, his mother brought the family to Ashland, Ore., to live.

Glen joined the Air Force at 19 and when he got out he started driving big Semi's for a living and drove truck at this job he came to love for 49 years. He raised an extended family of 12 until he was retired in November of 2006. Driving was his life. He loved to travel whether it was in the truck, car or RV. His passion was arguing politics, Religion or just arguing with his dog, Billy. It was his favorite pasttime.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David, Vernon, James and Fines Allen; sister, Hazel Allen; two stepsons, Kyle and Randall Elder; stepdaughter, Jacquetta Elder; and one grandson, Seth Allen. He is survived by sons, Don Allen, of Yreka, Calif., Ron Allen, of Portland, Ore.; Glen, Jr., of Twin Falls, Idaho, James Allen, of Merlin, Ore., and Dennis Allen, of Rogue River, Ore.; daughters, Glenda Bashans, of Gold Hill, Ore. and Linda Mewis, of Denver, Colo.; stepdaughter, Cena Peters, of Grants Pass, Ore.; stepson, Ian Elder, of Roseburn, Ore; 30 grandkids; and 26 great-grandkidss.

There will be a memorial service at 1st Christian Church, 1900 Crater Lake Ave., 11:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

He will be missed!

Glen C. Allen Sr.