Jon Allen

Jon Hughes Allen

Jon Hughes Allen, age 74, of Winslow, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Jon was born in Idabel, Oklahoma to Milton Hughes Allen and Scottie Hope Montgomery Allen.

He is survived by his wife Diane, whom he was married to for 40 years; his four children, Collin, Rachel, Nathan and Sarah and their spouses; 10 grandchildren; his three sisters; and many other relatives.


Jon was in pastoral ministry for decades, serving the Lord in Arizona, California and Northwest Arkansas. He continued to be a minister of the gospel to the day he died, preaching his final sermon on Sunday morning.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Grace Church of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. Interment will follow in Mt. Gaylor Cemetery in Crawford County under the direction of Beard's Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in two ways: The Allen Family welcomes gifts to the Lottie Moon Offering of the International Mission Board online at, or via check payable to IMB and mailed to 3806 Monument Ave., Richmond, Va. 23230. Please name "Jon Allen" in the memo so the family is notified of tributes offered. Or you may make a contribution to the completion of the Allen family home at Condolences at

Published January 9, 2019

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