Grover C. Allen

Birth Date: July 26, 1926

Death Date: April 19, 2017

Visitation Date: 4-23-2017 Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home

Service Date: 4-23-2017 Time: 4:00 PM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home

Cemetery Date: 4-23-2017 Time: 5:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Rosedale United Methodist Church

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Obituaries » Grover C. Allen

Grover C. Allen, “Captain Cisco”, 90, of Lucedale, MS, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born July 26, 1926 in Jackson, KY to the late John and Ora Allen. He was a member of Hurley Baptist Church for 48 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, and was aboard the USS Sierra. He was a Captain on Gussie J. Flynn for Zapata for over 35 years. He loved being on the water and working on his farm. He loved family times and celebrations. He never met a stranger.

In addition to his parents, Grover was preceded in death by his son, Ricky Lee Allen.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances Allen; son, Douglas Neal Allen; daughter-in-law, Wanda Allen; granddaughter, Hayley Diane Allen; grandson, 1LT Joshua Olin (Ande) Williams, USAF; along with other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Grover will be Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Moss Point, MS. Funeral service will begin at 4 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Micah Egbert officiating. Interment will be held at Rosedale United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be 1LT Joshua Williams, David Martin, Danny Carter, Glenn Craft, Robert Collins, Ernie MCrimmon, John C. Egbert, and Edward Keomoungkhoun.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online book for Grover C. Allen at