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Mary Carolyn Bodden Allen
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1934, Cayman Islands
Death: Jan. 11, 2010
Bristol
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA

Mary Carolyn Allen
August 29, 1934 - January 11, 2010

Mary Carolyn Allen, 75, of Bluff City, Tennessee, passed away Monday, January 11, 2010 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands on August 29, 1934 to the late Jerry and Mae Eden Bodden.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and an infant sister.

On April 14, 1957, she married Robert "Bob" Allen with whom she spent the next 52 years assisting his ministry in Missouri, Indiana, Florida, and East Tennessee.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Dr. Steven R. Allen and his wife, Renee, of Temple, Texas and their children, Chelsea Pershall and her husband, J.R. of Waco, Texas, Tad Allen and Samantha Allen, both of Temple, Texas; daughter, Sandy Faidley and her husband, Brian and their children, Laura and Eric Faidley, all of Blountville, Tennessee; daughter, Shelley Greene and her husband, Dr. Ken Greene and their children, Eden, Emily, Mary Elise and Elaina, all of Camden, North Carolina; sister, Elita Soto of Grand Cayman, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 8 o'clock Thursday evening, January 14, 2010 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.

The funeral service will follow at 8 o'clock with ministers John H. Smith and Roland Whittemore officiating.

The committal service and interment will be held at 11 o'clock Friday morning in Glenwood Cemetery.

Family and friends are asked to meet at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home by 10:30 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tad Allen, Brian Faidley, Joel Faidley, Ken Greene, J.R. Pershall, and Mark Russell.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Annette Deal and all the staff of Amedysis Hospice, Dr. J. Fred Williams, and to all their friends and neighbors who have supported the family through Carolyn's illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the scholarship fund of a Christian college of your choice. 
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Bristol
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: kari
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47380524
 

God Bless
- kari
 Added: Jan. 31, 2010
 
 
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