Geneva Allen

Obituary of Geneva Allen

Coalmont, Tennessee – Mrs. Geneva Meeks Allen, 82, passed away Thursday September 16, 2021 at her home in LaFayette, Tennessee.  She was born in Coalmont, Tennessee on December 18, 1938 to Lee and Mollie Pearl Brown Meeks who preceded her in death along with her husband John Edward Allen Sr.; son, Steve Allen; sisters, Ethel Sweeton, Margaret Respes and Betty Jo Parks; grandchild, Courtney Allen; great grandchildren, Jordan Allen, Kobe Allen; great great grandson, Jaxon.


She attended the Bethel Family Worship Center LaFayette, Tennessee.


She is survived by her daughter, Nikki Cherry; sister, Goldie Miller; stepson, Edward Allen Jr.; 7 grandchildren, Shawn (Tiffany) Allen, Jennifer Castorena, Sammy (Sonya) Allen, Danielle Ryder, Daven (Melissa) McBee, Aaron Cherry, Autumn Cherry; 25 great grandchildren; 24 great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


A graveside service will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 9, 2021 in the Coalmont Cemetery with Pastor Benny Tate officiating.


A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM Monday, October 4, 2021 at Bethel Family Worship Center in Lafayette, TN


Arrangements by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee.