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Melvin Allen Obituary – Death, Melvin Allen Funeral

Melvin Allen Obituary – Death, Melvin Allen Funeral

Melvin “Ray” Allen, was born March 20, 1955 to Sylvester Allen Sr. and Zona Reed. Melvin graduated from West Side High School class of 1974. After high school Melvin entered into the United States Marine Corp and was honorable discharges. On December 29, 2021, at the age of 66 Melvin’s mission on this earth had been completed. Melvin was preceded in death by both parents, Sylvester Allen Sr. and Zona Reed. He leaves to cherish his memories five children: Kendrick, Melissa, Aneatrice (Jones), Kiana and Alicia Allen all of Gary, Indiana; brother, Sylvester Allen Jr.; sister, Shannon Allen; nine grandchildren: Shenaira Allen, Kwahma Allen, Ki’Jana Hemphill, Jalen Vernon, Keyoncee’ Allen, Tayshawn Hemphill, KeShaila Allen, Anyia Johnson, Autumn Virginia and one great-granddaughter, Arimyas Amore’ Scott and a host of cousins, nieces, nephew, aunts, uncles and friends. Public Visitation: Monday, January 10, 2022 from 9 am – 11 am; Funeral Services immediately following at 11am at Smith, Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home 4209 Grant St. Gary, IN 46408. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL. www.smithbizzellwarnerfuneralhome.com