JONESBORO, AR

William Allen

William John Allen, age 55 of Jonesboro, Arkansas (formerly of Conyers), died Sunday, May 05, 2013, after a short courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Allen was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 18, 1957. Johnny loved being an owner operator Truck Driver for many years. He lived for the open road. He loved talking on his CB Radio and was known as the Cajun Cowboy. John also loved his family, friends, fishing and talking on the phone with everyone to make sure they were OK. He had a very big heart. He was preceded in death by his mother, June S. Mitchell. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Allen of Jonesboro, Arkansas; stepfather, Glenn E. Mitchell of Cochran, Georgia; sisters, Patricia Ann Bright and husband, Roger Bright of Conyers, Cynthia L. Dunn of Conyers; brothers, Stephen P. Dunn and wife, Margaret of Asheville, North Carolina; David A. Dunn, Sr., of Newnan, Georgia, and numerous nieces and nephews. A Service of Celebration for John will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 12:00 Noon, in the Memory Chapel Mausoleum at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, Georgia. www.caldwellandcowan.com to place online condolences 770-786-7062