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In Memory of

Matthew Dewayne Allen

May 24, 1999 - August 2, 2017

Obituary


Matthew Dewayne Allen, 18 of Bloomington died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He was born May 24, 1999 in Bloomington to Travis D. Porter and Misty L. Allen. He was a student and had attended Bloomington High School South.

Survivors include his mother, Misty L. Allen of Bloomington; his father, Travis D. Porter of Bloomington; three sisters, Jasmin Allen, Amyah Hamilton and Nessiah Porter; grandparents, Betty Terrell, Aleana Jones, Suzanna Faulk, and Robert Allen; great grandparents, Marvin and Portia Chandler and Pearly Thomas; an uncle, Tim (Cheryl) Walker of Solsberry; and several cousins, a...

Matthew Dewayne Allen, 18 of Bloomington died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He was born May 24, 1999 in Bloomington to Travis D. Porter and Misty L. Allen. He was a student and had attended Bloomington High School South.

Survivors include his mother, Misty L. Allen of Bloomington; his father, Travis D. Porter of Bloomington; three sisters, Jasmin Allen, Amyah Hamilton and Nessiah Porter; grandparents, Betty Terrell, Aleana Jones, Suzanna Faulk, and Robert Allen; great grandparents, Marvin and Portia Chandler and Pearly Thomas; an uncle, Tim (Cheryl) Walker of Solsberry; and several cousins, a large extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by three uncles, Clint T. Walker, Jeff Scott Walker and Tracy Malone.

Matthew was a member of Knight Ridge Pentecostal Church, where he was baptized on his birthday this year. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, animals and drawing.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM in Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel, 700 W. Gourley Pike. Graveside Services will be held Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Valhalla Memory Gardens.

For those that are struggling please call the Suicide Hotline at (800) 273-8255.

If friends so desire, Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to help defray his final expenses.