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JEREMIAH THOMAS ALLENinfant son of Boyce and Jessica A. (Ricketts) Allen died unexpectedly, Thursday, January 8, 2004 due to the sudden onset of a viral infection that attacked his heart.BORNHe was born July 15, 2003, in Chicago, IL and welcomed home by three sisters and one brother: Tatianna (10), Taketa (9), Boyce Jr "Jay" (8), and Molly (6).LIFE NOTESJeremiah loved his brother and sisters. Jay could make Jeremiah smile even when he was fussy; he always went to sleep easily for Tatianna, Jeremiah loved to play with Taketa, grabbing her glasses and her nose and he was just getting to know his little sister Molly.Jeremiah had his father’s ears, his grandfather’s chin dimple and big feet, just like his big sister. He touched countless people in his little life and left big foot prints on many hearts.SURVIVORSIn addition to his parents his brother and sisters, he is survived by his grandparents:Paternal grandparents: Henry Allen Sr. and Mary Allen, both of Chicago, ILPaternal great grandmother, Mattie Brown of Mississippi, three paternal aunts and three uncles, of Chicago and Michigan, Materal grandparents: Tom and Eileen Ricketts of Geneva, ILMaternal great grandmother, Gladys Ricketts of Kansas, three maternal aunts of Geneva, ILMEMORIALSMemorials for Jeremiah may be made out to the Rock Church, 118 North Central, Chicago, IL, 60644.
VISITATIONVisitation will be held at The Rock of Our Salvation Evangelical Free Church, Tuesday, January 13, 2004, from 9 to 11am with services to be held at 11am
Afternoon graveside services will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery at 2 or 3pm.