William "Joey" Joseph "Joey" Allen

November 16, 1981 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old

William "Joey" Allen Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of William Joseph “Joey” Allen, 42, of Midville, on December 31, 2023 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Graveside Services will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, January 5, 2024 at Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Randy Carnley officiating. 

Burial will be in the Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Allen, Holt Allen “Bubba”, Cory Freeman, Tillis Jackson, Jack Allen, Lemar Crews, Jacob Moody and Waylon Brown.  

Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Ridgeway Masonic Lodge #104, Garfield.

Born in Augusta, Georgia, Joey was the son of James Kenneth, Sr., and Elizabeth George Allen. He grew up in Jefferson County and later moved to Emanuel County where he met the love of his life Peggy and they started their family.  Joey was a member of the Union Grove Methodist Church and also of the Ridgeway Masonic Lodge #104. Joey was a truck driver for many years and took pride in his truck, which he affectionately named, “Blue”. Although he was a little rough around the edges, Joey was a jokester and was fun to be around. He loved his wife deeply as well as his children and his grandbabies. He loved the Lord with all his heart. No matter the circumstance or situation, Joey would always say, “It’s a beautiful day, Praise the Lord”. 

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, an aunt, Vivian Trawick “Aunt V” and an uncle, Jack Trawick.

Survivors include:

Wife of 15 Years: Peggy Donaldson Allen.

Daughters: Kristen Freeman (Cory) of Twin City, Katie Brandon (Brandon) of Statesboro, Vivian Allen “Birdie”, Abby Allen and Elizabeth Allen “Biskit” all of Midville.  

Sons: Jacob Moody of Albany and Jackson Allen of Midville.

Brothers: Kenneth Allen (Autumn) of Alexander and Holt "Bubba" Allen of Midville. 

Grandchildren: Lexi Freeman, Chloe Freeman, Waylon Brown and Ellie Gwinett.

Several Nieces and Nephews.

In Lieu of flowers; memorial gifts may be made in his honor to The College Fund for Elizabeth Allen at Durden Banking Company at any of their four locations.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for W. Joseph “Joey” Allen of Midville, Georgia.


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Graveside Service
January 5, 2024

2:00 PM
Union Grove Methodist Church
1168 Herndon Road
Midville, GA 30441


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