Larry Lee Allen of 332 Copperhead Lane in Blakely, Ga., died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, in Blakely from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was 60. The funeral will be 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Southside Baptist Church in Blakely with the Rev. Rick Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Blakely Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday night from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to the Youth Program of Southside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 644, Blakely, GA 39823. Mr. Allen was born Nov. 6, 1946, in Early County, Ga., the son of the late Joseph S. Allen Jr. and his mother, Sara Billings Allen of Blakely. He was a member of First Assembly of God but attended Southside Baptist Church in Blakely. He was a member of Bikers for Christ in Dothan and the Georgia chapter of The Brothers of The Third Wheel. He had been the shop foreman for the City of Blakely for the past 20 years. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam era. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his brother, Steven Allen. Survivors other than his mother include his wife, Martha Spriggs Allen of Blakely; daughter, Amy Michelle LaRocca and husband Tommy of Winter Haven, Fla.; four sons, Clint Allen and wife Michelle of Memphis, Tenn., Scotty Allen of Reidsville, Ga., Lee Allen and wife Monica of Reidsville and Steven Allen and wife Dawn of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Emily Sue Daniels and husband Ray of Ochlocknee, Ga.; and nine grandchildren. Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home, (229) 723-3421, 21802 Lucille Road (Highway 39 S.) in Blakely, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.
One Vehicle Accident In Enterprise Leads To Arrest
On May 16, 2013, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Boll Weevil Circle and Lee Street.
Dothan Police Arrest Convicted Sex Offender For Working Too Close To An Area School
On May 17, 2013 the Dothan Police Department arrested Shelly Newton after confirming he worked at a local business too close to a school.
Adopt a Pet 5-17-2013
The Dothan Animal Shelter and Save a Pet need your help in placing lovable animals into good homes.
Two Dothan Men Arrested for Burglary
Ryan Rodriguez and Lamar Wade were arrested for breaking into a Dothan home.
Unedited: James Reading Seeks Another Term
Incumbent claims the city is in good shape.
Houston County Rabies Clinic Offered Saturday
If you've got pets you might want to take a look. You can get their rabies vaccination this weekend without even having to go to the vet....
WCSO Deputies Use Bike Patrol as Another Crime-Fighting Tool
The Walton County Sheriff's Office adds bike patrol to their department.
Students Get Fit Using Video Games
Working up a sweat in PE by playing video games? That's how Cloverdale Elementary Students are staying fit.
House Agriculture Committee Approves New Farm Bill
New five year bill includes cost savings and reforms.
Governor Rick Scott Announces Florida's 2012 Uniform Crime Report
Floridians are safer today than any time in the last 42 years.