William Matthew Allen DOB March 20, 1884 DOD Sept 1, 1957. He is buried at Hopewell Baptist Church in Pinson, Alabama. He first married Frances Louella Ray and had 6 children. The four that lived were: Erasmus Allen (he legally changed to Ralph Allen), Maude Allen, and twins Ione and Ilene Allen. He divorced and remarried Judy Byers and had 11 more children: These are the names that were in his obit;
Bob, Richard, Steve, Kenneth Allen......all lived in Bradford
James Allen in army in Germany Joe Allen was in Navy in Japan
Mrs. Jackie Calvert, daughter Joyce, Linda, and Genevaunmarried Mrs. Charles Johnson of Chattanooga, Married daughter in Chattanooga.
Looking for any relatives of his second family or any history of his parents. I know that Frances and William were married in Cleburne county Al.