Country Songwriter Harley Allen Passes From Cancer
March 31, 2011 at 7:28 AM (PT)
NASHVILLE songwriter HARLEY ALLEN, who wrote songs for many Country artists, died early this morning (MARCH 30th), after a long bout with cancer. ALLEN wrote songs for GARY ALLAN, BLAKE SHELTON, KATHY MATTEA, GEORGE JONES and many more. He was 55.
A funeral service will take place on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6th at 2p (CT), at CHRIST CHURCH, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd., NASHVILLE. Donations in ALLEN's memory can be sent to the CHET ATKINS MUSIC EDUCATION FUND, 3833 Cleghorn Avenue #400, NASHVILLE, TN 37215-2519.