Joel Dexter Allen

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012

UTICA — Joel Dexter Allen died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his home in Utica. He was 53.

A native of Edwards, Mr. Allen graduated from Rebul Academy in Learned and Phillips College of Jackson. He owned Pendex Computers.

He was preceded in death by his father, Hugh Andrew Allen Sr.

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Survivors include his wife, Penny Allen of Utica; his mother, Betty Jo Allen of Edwards; two brothers, Dana Matthew Allen of Vicksburg and Hugh Andrew Allen Jr. of Saginaw, Texas; one sister, Ava Loraine Stather of Houma, La.; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg with the Rev. Eric Welch officiating. Burial will follow at Edwards Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Thursday until the service.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Crawford, Matthew Crawford, Joe Liddell, Ben Biedenharn, Daniel Askew and Brian McHann.