Mr. Lonnie Brance Allen, 82, of White, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014. Memorial services are scheduled for 2pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Sosebee Memorial Chapel. A Gathering of Friends will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 6pm to 9pm. Mr. Allen served in the U.S. Army and was a WWII Veteran. He worked for Lockheed as a Machinist and was an elder member of the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians). He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by his son, Lonnie D. Allen. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Allen of White; children, Duane Allen of White, Terry Allen of White, Pam Battersby of Ranger and Jenny Corley of Woodstock; siblings, Marvin Allen of Woodstock, Irene Foster of South Carolina and Cecil Allen of Murphy, North Carolina; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, Georgia is honored to serve the family. (770) 479-2131.