Allen Maples, 53, and wife Rachel Maples, 31, of Bybee, TN died August 31, 2019.

Allen was born July 24, 1966 in Rochelle, IL.

Raised in East Tennessee by his loving grandmother, “mama” Jesse Neff.

Allen was devoted father and grandfather to his surviving family, Joshua Allen and Tabetha Maples of North Carolina and their three children, Jairus Quin Maples of Tennessee, Caylais Matthew Maples of Washington, and beloved dog Sugar.

Rachel was born January 14, 1988.

She is survived by her parents Monti and Jeanette Peterson of Mt. Morris; sister Lindsey (Tim) Breeden of Oregon; brother Brian (Molly) Peterson of Slaughter, Louisiana; grandmother, Ida Hinton of Mt. Morris; nephews and fishing, mini-putt buddies Timmy and Mason Breeden of Oregon; niece Whitney of Slaughter, Louisiana.

Allen and Rachel spent their days enjoying the things they loved, hunting, fishing, working outdoors and building a loving, long lasting relationship.

They were both loved by all and will be missed always.

“They lived First…”

Cremation arrangements entrusted to Costner-Maloy.