Mr. Carl Allen

Published 7:03 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Mr. Carl Allen, age 79, of LaGrange, passed away on March 6, 2018, at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. 

Mr. Allen was born on Sept. 4, 1938, in Gabbettville, Georgia to the late Hubert Jackson Allen, Sr. and Adell Hart Allen.  He was the district manager for the Sing Oil Company for many years and later owned Carl’ s Moneyback Store among other business ventures. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Allen. Mr. Allen was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church.  He was an avid sportsman who loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. 

Survivors include his wife, Bernice King Allen; daughter, Carla Starling and her husband Richard; brother, Hubert Jackson “Bubba” Allen, Jr. and his wife Tammy; sisters, Shirley Wagner and her husband, Jim and Hilda Strickland and her husband, Milton; grandchildren, Kristyn Starling and Ryan Starling; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joey and Elaine Pendl; sister-in-law, Joyce Allen; nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Cleo Hutchinson and Mary Ogletree; and beloved pet, Bounce. 

Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Shadowlawn Cemetery with the Rev. S.T. Janney and the Rev. Bobby Robinson officiating. Family will receive friends on Friday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until service hour. You may also visit with the family at the family home, 235 Stewart Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30241. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Troup County March for Babies, c/o March of Dimes DPC- Savannah/ SGA Market,  P.O. Box 673667, Marietta, Georgia, 30006 or WellStar West Georgia Hospice, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.