Born Dec. 11, 1917 in Lyons, he was the son of Roy Lee Allen and Millard Fillmore(Weddle) Allen.
Lee was a farmer and was retired from the Iron Workers Local Union, was a volunteer fireman in Lyon and was a member of the Iron Workers Local Union in Lafayette.
Surviving relatives include five grandchildren, Amy Rogers and Jason Jackson, both of Owensburg, Mickie Hansen of Greenfield, Aaron Tedrow of San Antonio, Texas and Johnny Lee Allen of Illinois; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ruth Robbins of Bloomfield; two son-in-laws, Lonnie Jackson of Owensburg and Carl Tedrow of Paoli.
Lee was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Diamond (Baize) Allen on July 30, 1996'; one infant son, Johnny Wayne Allen; one son, Jerry Lee Allen; two daughters, Janice Tedrow and Joyce Jackson; one brother, Charles L. Allen; and two sisters, Pauline Hattery and Margaret Barnes; and his parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler officiating. Burial will follow at Marco Cemetery.