In Loving Memory…

Jack A. Allee

Jack Armon Allee, Sedalia, went to meet the Lord Saturday, July 7, surrounded by his loving family after a brief battle with cancer.  Jack was born November 23, 1942, to William Armon and Eddyth Carol (Kesterson) Allee in California, Mo. He graduated from Stover High School in 1960 and served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966 in Germany.  He worked for a time at U.S. Coast and Geological Surveying, Williams Transfer and Storage and over 20 years with Viebrock Construction before retiring in 2002.

Jack served on the City Council while living in Otterville.  He was an active member of First Baptist Church in Sedalia serving as a Deacon, Head Usher, and Greeter, which was his favorite job.  He loved shaking everyone’s hand welcoming them and sharing a joke now and then. He could also be counted on to have life savers in his pockets, which most little people knew he carried.

On July 28, 1967, he married Mary (Thomas) Allee, who survives of the home.   Also surviving are two daughters, Heather (Todd) Monks and Holly (Bill) Blackaby, his greatest pride and joy, his four grandchildren, Blake Allee-Lightfoot, Katie and Jackson Monks and Bella Blackaby, two brothers, Irvin (Jackie) Allee, Sedalia, and Glen (Mona) Allee, Otterville, three sisters, June Frontera, Dixie Rowan and Mae (Harvey) Meyer, Sedalia. Also surviving a sister-in-law, Ruth Allee and brother-in-laws, Wesley Shirley, Charlie (Pam) Thomas, Eddie (Cathy) Thomas, many nieces and nephews and a host of good friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Ray Allee and Paul Allee, and three sisters, Cleo Anderson, Fay Mullins and Joy Shirley.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and good friend.

Jack enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, attending their many activities and sporting events, and being able to see Blake graduate college in May.  He enjoyed watching Royals baseball during winning times and still watched when losing. He was an avid Nascar fan and season ticket holder at Kansas Speedway, which he enjoyed attending with his brother, friends and as a last resort, Mary.  He also enjoyed his morning coffee group at McDonalds solving the world problems (or not) after attending Cardiac Rehab. He loved his cardiac rehab nurses and made many friends over the 20+ years he attended.

Jack had a long battle with heart disease, but always used those hospital events to share his faith and humor with whoever came to visit, or he shared a room with.  One of his favorite things to do was tell silly jokes and make others laugh.

The family on Jack’s behalf would like to extend a special note of appreciation to Dr. Kenneth Azan and his staff for almost 39 years of wonderful care and attention, Dr. Jerry Kennett, and Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care for the past week. The family would also like to request all memorials to First Baptist Church of Sedalia.

Pallbearers are his nephews, Paul and David Meyer, Richard Young, Alan Allee, Randy and Melvin Mullins. Honorary pallbearers include Chad and Tommy Thomas, Jerry Mullins, Jeff Allee, Adam Allee, Jim Woodall, Mike Smethers, Eldon Kreisel, Dave Floyd and Kim Birdsong.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and funeral services Wednesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Sedalia. Burial will follow at the IOOF Cemetery, Otterville.


  1. Nina (Meyer) Oldham :

    I am so sorry for your loss! Many prayers for healing comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Bill and Julie May :

    Sending condolences to the family. God bless.

  3. Carolyn Aggeler :

    Dear Allee Family
    Our prayers go out to you at the time of Jack’s passing sending much love and prayers to all
    Jack was one of a kind he will be missed but remembered with much love

    Carolyn and Lyle Aggeler

  4. Cheryl Swopes :

    I will miss his always smiling face and his joke he always had ready to share. Continued prayers for you, Mary and all the family.

  5. Dana Keller (Aggeler) :

    Thoughts and prayers for the Allee family. So very sorry for the loss your family has experienced.

  6. Jim and Charlotte Morrison :

    So very sorry for your loss.

  7. May his family find some comfort for their great loss in the promise held out to us in God’s word at John 6:40.

  8. Karen & Lloyd Crook :

    Jack you were a Tall Handsome Stature of a man with a very gentle and loving soul. We have so many found memories of you and Mary and family and all the visits in Missouri and Kansas. You are already missed here but we find comfort in knowing your pain is over and you dancing with Barb & Betty & Helen now and all the stories you will all be able to catch up on just make me smile. I can hear the laughter now! I will always remember and cherish your all your jokes and stories; especially whenever I would see you and say its so great to see you; and you would always comment; “Its Great to be Seen!” Thank you Jesus for Life Everlasting… Till we meet again Dear Jack

  9. Becky McCollum :

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family. Jack you will be greatly missed but not forgotten. I will always remember the hugs you gave me and the jokes that you told

  10. Kathy and Jimmy Page :

    Prayers for the family. Sorry for your loss.

  11. Sandy Allee Otten and Ron Otten :

    To our dear Jack Allee family: We have several Jack Allee’s. In our family. Jack Armon was so funny, He made everyone laugh. One of the best natured people. My dad loved him to pieces. He will be missed greatly . A one of a kind dude! We are thinking of each one of of you. LOL

  12. Pat and Melvin Ficken :

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Jack was always ready to tell a story or joke. We enjoyed traveling with
    Jack on bus trips. May God grant your family comfort, strength, and peace.

  13. Joyce Grinstead :

    Prayers for you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  14. Carla Helmig :

    I’m so sorry , my prayers are with you all. Such a great man to all our kids , he will be missed .

  15. Beverly & Jim Rogacki :

    Mary I am so sorry for your lost. I am glad we got to see him when we were back in April, My prayers are with you.

  16. Teresa Wallenburn-Callahan :

    I grew up knowing him as ‘Uncle Jack’ as I was best friends with his niece and always went to family functions. Later I would see him in McDonald’s and stop to say ‘hi’, he remembered me even though I had grown up and older. He looked exactly the same. I have very saddened to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with family.

  17. With sadness, but fond memories of the Jack Allee I remember from childhood at The First Baptist Church of Otterville. Kids just know a good person, and Jack was it. I always thought the he, Mary, and the girls were such a beautiful family. I will remember the nice, kind Jack and the teasing Jack with a smile. Prayers for peace and comfort at this difficult time for his family that is sure to miss him greatly.

    Debbie (Allen) Harris

  18. Howard and Sandy Cordes :

    Our heartfelt sympathies to all of the Allee family.

  19. shelly aggeler :

    Dearest Allee family,
    How we love each and every one of you!! Angels are singing in heaven and he is loving it. lol. I loved to see you guys every friday night at patricias, i loved hearing his jokes, and loved his laugh when i could remember one to tell him sent by Brian. Hugs to all if you. Brian and Shelly Aggeler

  20. Evelyn Hansen :

    Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. I know first hand what you are going through. I loved the time that the four had when we lived in Otterville.
    Blessings to you and your family.

  21. Jim and Carol Schibi :

    Rest in peace Jack, the Lord is surely glad to have you home. Our prayers for Mary and the family. God bless you all.

  22. Kindra Anderson Delp :

    Prayers for the Allee family. Mat the angels wrap their arms around you and comfort you during this difficult time.

  23. Dennis & Kim Voshel :

    Dennis an I are so very sorry for your loss! Jack was always good for a laugh an joke! Our prayers an love are with you all❤️❤️

  24. Perry and Mary Wolfe :

    A prince of a man has gone to his heavenly home. Jack and Mary and the girls were a great encouragement to me and my family when we lived and served in Otterville. My prayers are with you.

  25. Janet Proctor :

    My sympathy to the family. Janet Proctor

  26. Sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

    The Dey’s
    Amy, Jordan & Logan

  27. Heather Davis Crouch :

    My thoughts and prayers to the whole family as Mr. Alley is now in peace with the Lord in his presence.

  28. Eric and Jennifer Langston :

    So very sorry for your loss Mary and family. Prayers for God’s peace and comfort.

  29. Kayla & Craig McAndrews :

    Prayers to the entire family during this difficult time. It was clear to all how much Jack loved his family, as we saw him at many sporting events. He will be cheering from the front row now.

  30. Randy Woodall :

    Mary, Holly,Heather,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Jack was one of those people whose smile always stayed with me.

  31. Jennifer Reynolds :

    Sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers for you and your family.

  32. Sending many thoughts and prayers to each of you. Cherish those memories with all your heart.

  33. Steve Craighead :

    Mary and family,

    Cassandra and I are sorry to learn of Jack’s passing. He has been a fighter his whole life and has fought the good fight, especially as example of his faith, which is a legacy that will have a lasting impact throughout eternity.

    May God’s comfort and peace hold you close during this time and the days to come.

    In Christ,

    Steve and Cassandra Craighead

  34. Lucy Akeman :

    Mary and Family,
    So sorry to hear about Jack. I’m thinking of you at this difficult time and wishing you comfort, peace and my prayers.

    Lucy Akeman

  35. Helen Seifert :

    Mary and family, So sorry for your loss. Jack was a great guy and Mary remember you since childhood. Thoughts and Prayers for the family.
    Helen Seifert

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