Originally created 04/07/01

Mr. James Allen Jr.



President & CEO of Handyland, Inc. BLYTHE, Ga. - Mr. James Elbert ÒSonnyÓ Allen Jr., 59, of Blythe, Ga. died on Thursday, April 5, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Cochran Allen; his three sons, James E. ÒTreyÓ Allen III of Augusta, James ÒJimmieÓ Norfolk and Jon Michael Norfolk, both of Blythe, Ga.; his father James E. ÒRedÓ Allen, Sr. of Augusta; one sister, Mrs. Terry ÒKayÓ Roberts of Hephzibah, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Allen was a graduate of A.R.C. and a 1966 graduate of the University of Georgia. He was owner and Operator of Handyland Stores in Augusta, Blythe, and Grovetown for the past thirty years. A member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church. The family said he was dearly loved and shall be Missed by his family and friends. Graveside services will be held Monday, April 9, 2001 at 1 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Rev. Cynthia Taylor officiating. Family and friends will meet at the grave. The family will receive friends at Poteet Funeral Home South Chapel Sunday evening from 7 -9 p.m. Poteet Funeral Home South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Rd. The Augusta Chronicle-April 7, 2001