Jefferies D. Allen Jr.


MSGT E-8 Jefferies D. Allen Jr. (USAR Ret), 63, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

A native of Chattanooga, Jeff was a son of Jefferies D. Allen Sr. and of the late Gail Allen. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Tracy M. Allen.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army. He later worked at the Charles George VA Medical Center for many years in radiology services.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Cynthia A. Chancey Allen; daughter, Alicia M. Allen Khim; son, Eric R. Allen; sister, Jennifer Allen Mills; grandchildren, Ryleigh A. Rockwell, Liam Khim, Anthoney Allen, Gabriella Allen and Cambelle Khim; and numerous siblings-in-law, nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at the Groce Funeral Home chapel, 1401 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806.

The interment will take place at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

The online register is available at



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