Earl Allen, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27 2013. A native of LaGrange, Ga., he had lived in Chattanooga for the past 40 years. He was the owner of Allens Stop 'N' Go for 10 years and the owner of A&A Heating and Air for over 20 years. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Hubert J and Adell Allen. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Williams Allen and son, Randy Allen, both of Chattanooga; brothers, Carl (Bernice) Allen and Bubba (Tammy) Allen, all of LaGrange, Ga.; sisters, Shirley (Jim) Wagner, of Wetumtka, Ala., and Hilda (Milton) Strickland, of LaGrange, Ga.; special friend, Beth (Brent) McKinney; several nieces and nephews; and many loyal employees and his precious pet. Bichon "Sweetie". The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home or you may visit our guestbook at www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome.com. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday Dec. 2, at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Lagrange, Ga., with the Rev. S.T. Janney officiating. Interment will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Avalon Hospice 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 19, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Arrangements by the Highway 58 chapel of Turner Funeral Home, 3913 Webb Road, 622-3171.