In Memory

Sandford John Allen - Class Of 1936

Sandford John Allen

John Sanford “Sandy” Allen, 76, Speedway, died Jan. 24, 1994, in Eagle Valley Health Care. He was married to the former Ellen Lenore McCarthy, who survives. Allen was a Carroll County Deputy Sheriff from 1943-1947, and Carroll County Sheriff from 1947-1950. He retired in 1982 as a security officer with Detroit Diesel Allison, after 32 years of service. He was a member of Speedway United Methodist Church. Surviving with his wife are two sons, John S. Allen Jr. and Carl Lynn Allen; a sister, Betty Jean Smith; and four grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Conkle Funeral Home, Speedway Chapel. Burial will be in Washington Park North Cemetery.

Delphi Carroll County Comet January 26, 1994