Jesse David Allen “J.D.”

Jesse David Allen “J.D.”, age 99, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2023 in the comfort of his own home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on August 21, 1924 to his parents, Jesse Franklin Allen and Mamie Pickett, who have preceded him in death. J.D. is also preceded by his loving wife, Clara Ruth Allen and brothers, Jack, Jerold and John A. He is survived by his sons, Ron Allen (Renee) and Randy Allen (Lisa); daughter, Donna Allen Wyatt; grandchildren, Pamela, Karen (Amanda), Wes, Jake (Amber), Garrett, Michael (Monique), and Sheryl (Tyler); great grandchildren, Emma, Wyatt, Reagan, Gavin, Noah, Isabella, Meaghan, and McKenzie; great great grandchildren, Jack and Emory; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services for J.D.  will be held Wednesday October 25, 2023 in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 pm, immediately followed by a service at 2 p.m. J.D. will be laid to rest in Macedonia Cemetery. Pastor David Lamb will be officiating. The family wishes to thank Southeast Hospice and Tasha at helping hands at Home for their loving care. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Charter Funeral Home.


  1. Kathy Morris on October 24, 2023 at 2:32 am

    Precious Memories ❤️
    We will see you on the other side Brother
    JD . Most of all I will miss your sweet smile❤️

    • Terry Herron on October 25, 2023 at 3:31 pm

      One of the finest Christians men we have ever known. So sorry we could not be there.
      Love Terry&Diane Herron

  2. Lynne on October 25, 2023 at 2:39 am

    As a tween, this man was a blessing to my family. Much love sir’

  3. Nancy Reynolds on October 27, 2023 at 6:52 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Pam. Your tribute to him says what a wonderful person he was and how lucky he was your grandfather. Great memories. My love to you and Emma.