Feb 2, 1947 Hillsboro Mirror
J. P. Allen
Funeral services for J.P. Allen of Itasca 84 years of age, who died Thursday in a Forth, Worth hospital, were held at the family home at 2:30 Friday afternoon with the Rev Noel P. Wilkinson officiating. Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Sanford Buchanan.
Mr. Allen was a native of Tennessee and came to Texas when a young man. He herded cattle on the old Chilsolm trail. For the 25 year he resided at Grandview, moving to Hill County and the Bois dArc community 35 years ago.
Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Sterling Williams of Itasca; one son, Russell Allen of Itasca; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Submitted by Anita HCGS Volunteer