The Celebration of Life for Mr. Clinton Allen, 71, of Orange, will be Saturday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Dr. John H. Smith, pastor, will officiate. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church.

He died July 3 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of San Augustine, he resided in Orange 67 years. He retired from the City of Pinehurst as an operator in the maintenance department.

He is survived by his wife, Elvena Allen of Orange; sons, Vajanzo Allen, Valenti Allen and wife April, and Vonti Allen and wife Jalanta, all of Orange; daughters, Valentina Allen and Valda Allen-Hammond and husband Sidney, both of Houston; brothers, Therron Allen of Orange, and Glenn Allen and wife Tiffany of Houston; sisters, Lucinda Martin, Gloria Allen, and Margie Degay and husband James, all of Orange, Verlie Williams and husband Donald of Houston, and Lee Fairy Abrams of Picayune MS; 10 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.