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Allene Jackson

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Allene Jackson, 82, of Ten Mile, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Parkwest Medical Center.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. An avid University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball fan, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Jackson; her parents,  Lee and Elbia Sitzlar; a brother Hubert Sitzlar; and two sisters, Louise Branson and Betty Davis.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jane Leffew and husband Bobby, Ten Mile, and Sue Leffew and husband Jerry, Ten Mile; a sister, Eula Kyle, Cleveland; three brothers, Buford Sitzlar, Florida, Loyd Sitzlar, Kingston, and Virgil Sitzlar, Ten Mile; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral was at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in Kyker Funeral Home chapel, Kingston, with Brother Jerry Leffew and Brother Rick Duncan officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 30, at Brown Cemetery with great-grandchildren Anthony, Austin, Jacob, Brandon, Conner, Abram and Noah serving as pallbearers; grandsons Trendell and John Leffew will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

An online register is available at www.kykerfuneralhome.com.