He was born on Oct. 2, 1988, to Lori F. (Reed) and was raised by Lori and Gregg "Dode" Mason. Jimmy married Ashley N. (Bailey) on Feb. 11, 2011.
Jimmy worked at Dode's Pizza Café, ET Raceway and Burger King during high school and then went on to be an union carpenter with Local 546, Vincennes at Duke Energy Plant in Edwardport. He was a member of the Shiloh Church of God in Odon, th Carpenter's & Mill Rights Local 546, Vincennes, and he was a member of the 2007 graduating class at North Daviess High School where he participated in football, track and as a cheer lifter. He attended Linton schools through the sixth grade and then transferred to North Daviess.
Survivors include his wife: Ashley N. Allen of Lyons; his mother, Lori F. Mason of Linton; two daughters, Katelynn and Aubrey Allen at home; maternal grandmother, Mary Souders of Elnora; paternal grandmother, Minnie Allen of Paoli; five brothers, John (Jenny) Mason of Lyons, Tony Allen II, Douglas Allen, Brandon Allen, Jacob Allen, all of Milltown, Ind.; four sisters, Mindy (Joe) Marlow of Linton, Mollie (Derek) Girten of Lyons, Ashley Allen and LaShawna Allen, both of Milltown, Ind.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his dad, Dode Mason and grandfathers, Rex Reed and Raymond Allen.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in memory of Jimmy.
The funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton at 12:30 p.m. with Pastor Steve Sims officiating. Burial will follow at the Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Thursday.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .