Jul. 24, 1935 Greenfield Weakley County Tennessee, USA
Nov. 12, 2011 Jackson Madison County Tennessee, USA
Sylvia Jane Needham Allen of Jackson TN, went home to be with the lord on Saturday November 12, 2011 after a courageous battle with ALS.
Jane was born July 24, 1935 in Greenfield ,TN, to the late James Harold and Margaret Needham.
She graduated from Steele Private School and attended West Tennessee Business College. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Raymond Allen in 2008.
Jane was a devoted wife,mother,and homemaker during her children's early years, Later she worked at the Camera Shop,The Kitchen Cabinet at Old Hickory Mall and many years at Lambuth Memorial Preschool where she was loved and known by many little ones as MISS JANE.
She was a long time member of the Johnson Memorial and Grace Presbyterian Church and worked with the children and youth programs and choirs. Jane lovd Gospel music and vacationing on the Florida beaches with her family.
She is survived by her daughters Debbie Stockwell and her husband Jeff Nancy Hamm all of Jackson Julie Thurmond and her husband Tom of lexington,TN Tracey Stewart and her husband Doug of Tupelo,MS her precious grandchildren Adam and Travis Thurmond, Jessica and her husband Zack Blankenship April Harlow and her husband Reid Lorie Parker,Tiffany Hamm,Ben Stewart and Eli Stewart great grandchildren Hunter Parker,Maleigha Wilson, and Lleyton Blankenship She will be truly missed by her loving family.
Memorial services will be held at the Chapel on Tuesday, November 15,2011 Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens.