|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2011|
Marie Gilbert Allen, 86, of Hampton, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. She was born on March 9, 1925 in Rex, GA, the daughter of James Matthew and Annie Pearl Strickland Gilbert. Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She spent many years as a Teacher for special needs children at the South West Center for Exceptional Children. Marie later went on to work for Weight Watchers, where she eventually retired.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady V. Allen; brothers, Wyatt Gilbert, Royal Gilbert and Elbert Gilbert; sisters, Bernice Gilbert, Etheleen Wallace and twin, Mary Jinks.
Survivors include brother, Robert Gilbert of Stockbridge, GA and sister, Joyce Bowen of Forest Park, GA; daughter, Jean (Yancey) Moore Cedartown, GA; son, John (Dondi) Allen of Cocoa Beach, Florida; daughter, Janice (Kirk) Brackett of Hampton, GA; grandchildren, Amy Orebaugh, Meril Dailey, Daniel Brackett and Devin Brackett; four great-grandchildren, plus numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service held on Friday, September 9 in the Chapel of Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville with Reverend Phillips Gilbert (nephew) officiating. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, College Park.
Grady Virgil Allen (1923 - 1978)*
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Created by: Ed Elstan
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
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