Celebrating the life of Thomas Wayne Allen
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Thomas Wayne Allen, 91, of Emporia passed away on August 15, 2023. Tom was
born on July 16, 1932, to Eugene Thomas and Annie Wendell Allen. He farmed the
family farm his entire life while also working at Simmons Truck Stop for many of those
Tom was a member of Monumental United Methodist Church and the Greensville
Ruritan Club. He enjoyed people and keeping up with everything that was happening
Tom is predeceased by his parents and niece, Robin Allen Floyd. He is survived by
his brothers Lofton Allen (Odelle) and Gene Allen (Marilyn); three nieces: Debbie Talley,
Terri Hendley and Kelli Ramirez; one nephew: Kendall Allen; great nieces: Carol
Lahaie, Anne Tovar, Katherine McCoy, Caitlyn Allen and Scarlett Ramirez; great
nephews: Robert Hendley, Zachary Floyd, Jacob Floyd, Joshua Allen, Jacob Allen
and Benjamin Ramirez; great-great nieces: Mila Hendley and Emory McCoy;
great-great nephews: Stephen Floyd, Elliot Tovar, Allen Tovar and Miles McCoy.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the
Greensville Memorial Cemetery, with Reverend Shaun Smith officiating.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Greensville
Health and Rehabilitation Center for their excellent care and making Tom’s life pleasant
during his lengthy stay there.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial contributions to Monumental
United Methodist Church, 300 Southampton Street, Emporia, Virginia 23847.
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