Alton Asa Allen

Mr. Alton Asa Allen, age 86 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018. Mr. Allen was born Monday, December 14, 1931 in Winnfield, Louisiana to the union of D. C. Allen and Mary Weir Allen Jenkins. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Frankie Allen Dickerson; brother, D.C. Allen, Jr.; and nephew, Jonathan Allen. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served his country as a paratrooper during the Korean War. Mr. Allen attended LSU and was a member of the boxing team and later went on to win the Golden Gloves Championship. Mr. Allen had a photography bui- ness in Hawaii for many years, and was also a tour guide in Los Angeles, CA before retiring home to Winnfield. Those left to cherish his memory include his sister-in-law, Elsie D. Allen, Winnfield, LA; brother-in-law, Bill Dickerson, Farmington, MO; niece, Barbie Grantadams (Herman), Winnfield, LA; niece, Dianne Dickerson, Farmington, MO; nephew, Bill Dickerson (Julie), Prairie Village, KS; great nieces and nephews, Ryan Porter(Nicole), Kiah Porter(Holly), Valerie Jordan(Brent), Jenna Porter, Chad Allen, Alison Sheets(Wayne), Shannon Davis(Mike), Sally Dickerson, and Blake Dickerson(Erin); and numerous great great nieces and nephews. The family received friends on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Southern Funeral Home, from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM. Graveside services were held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 2, 2018 at the Winnfield City Cemetery with Ryan Porter officiating. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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