Jay Zee Allen, age 86, of Monett, Mo. passed away, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at his home.
He was born in Viola, Mo. on Sept. 25, 1935 the son of Noah Dennis and Addie Marie (Roush) Allen. On Nov. 26, 1960 in Miami, Okla. he was united in marriage to Sharon Kay Swearingen, who preceded him in death on Jan. 27, 2015. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one son, Rockie Jay Allen.
Surviving are one son, Dennis Ray Allen of Monett; one daughter, Terri Coy of Monett; one brother, Bob Allen of Cassville; one sister, Pat Robbins and her husband Butch of Exeter; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Jay grew up in Viola and attended school in Blue Eye. Jay joined the United States Army and served from Aug. 7, 1958 until Aug. 5, 1960. After coming home, he served in the National Guard both in Pierce City, Mo. and Berryville, Ark.
Graveside services with military honors were held on Sept. 23 at McGuire Cemetery in Viola.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Jay.


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