MT. JULIET -- Funeral services were held Thursday morning, Oct. 7 at Joy Church International for Mr. Allen, 18, of Mt. Juliet.
A 2010 graduate of Wilson Central High, he died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 as the result of injuries suffered last month in a Kentucky auto accident.
Zack was a member of Joy Church and he played football for the WCHS Wildcats. He loved music and his family and was considered the “Best Big Brother”.
Services were conducted by Pastor Dave Goldner. Interment followed at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: mother Stephanie (Marty) Willis of Hendersonville and father Kent (Jennifer) Staten of Mt. Juliet; sisters Isabella, Olivia and Emma Willis; brothers Cameron and Braiden Staten.
Also surviving: Grana and Papa Connie and John Allen; Nana Charlene Willis; Grandmama Dorothy Staten; Nana and Papaw Suzanne and Oliver Shalibo; great-grandmother Barbara Clark; uncle Johnny Allen and aunt Tammy Staten as well as numerous other uncles, aunts and cousins.
Pallbearers: Johnny Allen, Donald Webb, Jameel Staten, Derek Gray, Lomondzo Matthews and Daraye Matthews.
Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund for Zackery T. Allen/Staten at Regions Bank, Mt. Juliet South Branch, 1395 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, 37122.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.