John Edge ‘Spike’ Allen Jr.

JOHN EDGE ‘SPIKE’ ALLEN JR., 87, Oneonta, died Nov. 9, 2019. He was American Indian of the Serrano tribe from California. Predeceasing him were parents John Sr. and Mabel Clair Luis Allen and three siblings.

Surviving are wife Susan Blackwood Allen; children John Edge Allen III, Marcy Coleman, Richard Allen, Misty Cook, Randel Cook; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Daryl Holt officiated the 11 a.m. service held Nov. 13 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Roselawn Cemetery, Athens, with Keith Gaskin, Patrick Amos, Mike “K.O.” McCay, Ethan Cook, Drew Cook, and Tailia Chapman serving as pallbearers.