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Henry ‘Thomas’ Allen

Henry ‘Thomas’ Allen Henry “Thomas” Allen, 71, Brandon, died Feb. 8, 2020 at his home. Mr. Allen was born in Georgetown June 26, 1948 to Velma and Jim Allen. He grew up on various farms in Copiah County. After leaving home at an early age, Mr. Allen entered the Army August 16, 1967. Many of his fondest memories came while stationed in Germany. He was Honorably Discharged from the Army as an E5 Sergeant July 8, 1970. After leaving the Army, he attended Chico State University in California and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. For the next 35 years he worked his way up to Director of Renewable Energy for PG&E before retiring in September 2013. He thoroughly enjoyed retirement on his hunting property, traveling and spending time with his family. He also started HT Consulting developing solar fields. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Regina Sojourner. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at Stringer Family Funeral Services Chapel in Crystal Springs. Visitation was held from 4 until 8 p.m. Feb. 10 at Georgetown First Pentecostal Church in Georgetown. Mr. Allen is survived by his children, Christopher Thomas (Whitney), Stephanie Nicole (Josh), and Alexandra Barnish; brothers and sisters, Edna Moody, Ethel Hart, James Allen, Betty Whitten, and Daniel (Kay) Allen, and grandchildren, Austin, Riley, Avie, Waylon, Everett, Conway, Hunter, Cameron, and Devon. Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Allen’s honor to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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