Gene AllenAlfred Eugene Allen, Sr., known to friends as “Gene,” passed away on January 31, 2018, at the age of 82 years.

Born in Hendersonville, NC, Gene will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Crystal Morris; son, Alfred E. Allen, Jr. (Sandra); first and last love, Jerri Allen Derouen; granddaughter, Whitney Price (Shawn); and great-grandson, Kash Price. He was predeceased by his parents, Flynn and Maude Allen; brother, Harold Allen; sister, Helen Elmore; baby niece; and wife, Sybil William Allen.

Funeral Service to be held on Monday, February 5 at 12:00 p.m., at the Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 1726 15th Street in Gulfport. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, 8910 Carl Legett Road in Gulfport.

Donations in memory of Gene can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 3100 Samford Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103.