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Jerry Dale Allen, 75

February 19, 1942 to February 5, 2018

Jerry Dale Allen, 75, of Ohio, Ill., passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Jerry was born Feb. 19, 1942, in Philippi, W.Va., the son of Commadore T. and Mary (Shaeffer) Allen.

He worked for 19 years at P&D Manufacturing in Plainfield. He finished his career at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Joliet.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Carol, of 55 years; two daughters, Cinda (Lance) Kierski ofOhio, Ill., and Katrina (Ben) DeCamp of Lemont; two sons, Ronald Kirk of Sonoma, Calif., and Clark (Christine) of Wilmington; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a twin sister, Janet (Tony) Russ of Joliet; and three brothers, Bretzel (Edna) Allen, Don Weaver of West Virginia and Elwood (Kathy) Weaver of Spotsylvania, Va.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and four sisters.

A special thank you to Dr. Timothy Pratt and staff, along with Heritage Health Nursing Home in Walnut for their love, care and support.

A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the New Hope Church of the Nazarene at 30 N. Sixth St. in Princeton with Pastor Laura Root-Tanner officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton assisted the family. Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

Service/Memorial Information

A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the New Hope Church of the Nazarene at 30 N. Sixth St. in Princeton with Pastor Laura Root-Tanner officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

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  • candle"Kierstin will miss you.
    Rest in piece now."
    Tribute from: Tara R Burt
    February 8, 2018
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  • butterfly"I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet and gentle man."Tribute from: Ginnue Wysmierski
    February 7, 2018
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  • butterfly"Our love and sympathy to all the family. Jerry was a great guy and I know he will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him."Tribute from: Mary and Charles Wolfe
    February 7, 2018
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  • prayer"My thoughts and prayers are with you family in this difficult time."Tribute from: Paula Foster
    February 7, 2018
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  • prayer"So terribly saddened to hear of the loss of a good man. My condolences."Tribute from: Cheryl Prairie
    February 7, 2018
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    February 7, 2018
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  • candle"So sorry for your loss. Love & prayers for the family."Tribute from: Kim Tsirigos
    February 7, 2018
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