John Edward Allen Jr.

John Edward Allen Jr.


John Edward Allen Jr., age 41, of Alabaster, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012, a loving husband, dedicated father, devoted son and brother and cherished friend. A Birmingham native, John grew up in Pleasant Grove. He was a member of Evangel Presbyterian Church, Varsity Head Basketball Coach at Shades Mountain Christian School and Alabama State Director for Youth Basketball of America.

John Edward Allen Jr. (contributed)

He is preceded in death by his father, Johnny Edward Allen Sr. He is survived by wife, Karri Lingo Allen; son, Jonathan; mother, Maureen Cowley Allen; brother, Michael Allen (Traci); father-in-law and mother-in-law, Randolph and Darla Lingo; brothers-in-law, Randy Lingo (Kathy) and Rick Lingo (Stacey); and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.

The funeral service was Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Evangel Presbyterian Church, Alabaster. Burial was in Moore’s Cemetery, Montevallo. Arrangements by Ridout’s Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Pelham.