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Allen Lee Coble

October 16, 1936 December 30, 2017
Allen  Lee Coble
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Obituary for Allen Lee Coble

Allen Lee Coble, age 81, of Jacksboro passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017, 8:31 AM at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, surrounded by his family who loves him very much. Allen was born in Redlands, California October 16, 1936 to parents Ervin F. and Sarah Akin Coble.
The family moved to Missouri when Allen was age 6 and his father was later drafted into the army. Allen graduated from Mountain Grove, Mo. High School in 1955. He attended Southwest Missouri State College in Springfield, Mo.
Allen came to Tennessee in 1957 and worked on the plan and design of interstate 75 from Vasper to Jellico as an employee with J. Stephen Watkins Consulting Engineers. Later he worked on same highway as an employee with the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation as a construction engineer. Allen worked for the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation for 36 years. He retired October, 1, 1999.
While in Tennessee Allen met and married Peggy Wier on November 30, 1958. Allen is a member of Jacksboro United Methodist Church where he was Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Allen loved his church family and the music. He is a member of Jacksboro Masonic Lodge # 322. One of Allen’s hobbies is golf. He has made 3 “holes in one” while playing. Other hobbies are genealogy, cars and trucks.
Allen was preceded in death by parents, brother’s-in-law: Roy Hendrickson, Bill Robinson, John Bunch, sister-in-law: Joyce Wier Robinson.
He is survived by wife Peggy of 59 years
Son: Robert Allen “Bobby” Coble
Daughter: Nancy Jane Coble Leach and husband Keith “Kip” Leach
Granddaughters: Ariel Leach, Alexi Leach
Brothers-in-law: Don Wier, Joe Wier
Sisters-in-law: Robbie Wier Hendrickson, Mary Dean Wier Bunch, Shirley Bartley Wier, Mary Wells Wier
Also many nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues with whom he worked. Allen loved his family very much and was proud of them.

Funeral Services will be 1 PM Wednesday at Jacksboro United Methodist Church
Pastor Rev. Perry Duncan officiating
Interment to follow at Jacksboro Cemetery
Family will receive friends 11 Am to 12:45 with Masonic service at 12:45 PM
Pallbearers: Joseph Wier, J. Jay Bunch, Johnny Robinson, Dan Robinson, Chris Jensen, Greg Leach, Clint Bane, James Vandergriff
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Campbell County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 122, Jacksboro, Tn. 37757 or Jacksboro United Methodist Church, 108 Liberty St., P.O.Box 83 Jacksboro, Tn. 37757
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com/
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home


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Visitation

Wednesday

3

Jan

11:00 AM 1/3/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:45 PM 1/3/2018 12:45:00 PM
Jacksboro United Methodist Church

108 Liberty Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757

With Masonic Service at 12:45

Jacksboro United Methodist Church
108 Liberty Street Jacksboro 37757 TN
United States

Service

Wednesday

3

Jan

1:00 PM 1/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Jacksboro United Methodist Church

108 Liberty Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757

Jacksboro United Methodist Church
108 Liberty Street Jacksboro 37757 TN
United States

interment

Wednesday

3

Jan

1:00 PM 1/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Jacksboro Cemetery

Liberty Street
Jacksboro, Tennessee 37757

Following Funeral Service

Jacksboro Cemetery
Liberty Street Jacksboro 37757 Tennessee
United States
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