Obituary – Jerry Allen

Last Updated on February 6th, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Jerry Dale Allen, 75, of Ohio, Illinois died on Monday at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

He was born February 19, 1942 in West Virginia to Commadore and Mary (Shaeffer) Allen.

He is survived by his wife Carol of 55 years, 2 daughters: Cinda Kierski of Ohio, Illinois and Katrina DeCamp of Lemont; 2 sons: Ronald Kirk of California and Clark of Wilmington; 16 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren ; 1 twin sister, Janet Russ of Joliet, and 3 brothers: Bretzel Allen and Don Weaver of West Virginia and Elwood Weaver of Virginia. He was preceded by his parents, 5 brothers and 4 sisters.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday at 1 p.m. at the New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Princeton. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to