|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 2008|
"The Griffin Daily News" Thursday, March 6, 2008
Mrs. Jewell B. Allen, 85, of Griffin, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Christian Ministries Hospice in Griffin.
Mrs. Allen was born in Spalding County on Oct. 25, 1922, to the late Charlie E. Butler and the late Annie Bell Royals Butler. She was married to the late T.J. Allen and was also preceded in death by her son, Thomas J. Allen Jr., daughter, Joyce Allen James, sister, Willie Lee Coogle, and brothers, Maero, Willard and Charles Butler. She was a member of Vineyard Baptist Church. Mrs. Allen formerly worked for many years for Lowell Bleachery/Dundee Mills before retiring. Mrs. Allen was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed until the great reunion.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Rita Harrell Allen of Thomaston; daughter and son-in-law, Vanora and Rodney O'Dell of Griffin; grandchildren, Todd Powell of Griffin, Candice and Shawn Herndon of Milner, Susan and Ron Miley of Zebulon, Matthew Allen of Griffin, Jeff Allen of Atlanta, and Greta Veal of South Carolina; great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Jackson and Michael Toney Berryman of Elberton, Brock Herndon of Milner, and Amber and Chandler Miley of Zebulon; sisters-in-law, Margaret Payne of Griffin, Jackie Rodgers of Griffin, and Grace Butler of Griffin; brother-in-law, Tommie and his wife, Peggy Allen of Griffin; and lifelong friends, Cleo Bates and Margaret Nichols. Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell B. Allen will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2008, in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. The Rev. Jack Pickle will officiate. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christian Ministries Hospice, 621 Carver Road, Griffin, GA 30224 in memory of Mrs. Allen.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Jefferson Allen (1917 - 1992)*
Thomas Jefferson Allen (1942 - 1943)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: 1st addition of Oak Hill
Created by: Rebekah Duncan Young
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31827305