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Helen Miller Allen
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Birth: May 25, 1925
Saint George
Dorchester County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2012
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA

Mrs. Helen Miller Allen was born May 25, 1925 to Alma and Joe Miller in St. George, South Carolina. The family moved to Holly Hill, where she grew up and attended the local schools, before graduating from Roberts High School.

Later in life she met and married Dullie Wright, Sr. in 1944. To this union a son was born, Dullie Wright, Jr. Helen's husband preceded her in death in 1950.

Following a number of years as a single parent, she met and married Edward John Allen, and to this union, a daughter was born, Alfreda Gail Allen.

Helen spent the majority of her working life in retail sales before retiring from Hanes in Santee, South Caorlina. Upon her move to Holly Hill, she joined the congregation of Bethel AME Church, where she was a diligent worker in a number of capacities until she fell ill and could no longer serve.

On the morning of Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Laurel Baye Health Care Nursing Home in Orangeburg, south Caorlina, Helen Miller Allen entered into peaceful, eternal rest. In additon to her husband, Dullie Wright, Sr., she was preceded in death by her brother, Harris Cummings, Sr., and two grandchildren, Christopher Alexander Prezzy, and baby Alfreda.

She leaves to cherish loving memories: her son, Dulllie Wright, Jr.; her daughter, Alfreda Gail Bryant (Timothy); one sister, Alma Jean Scriven; three grandchildren, Robin Kristen Wright, Mychal Allean Wright, and Emanuel Nathan Prezzy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Miller Allen were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012 at St. Peters A.M.E. Church in Walterboro, South Carolina. Burial was in Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Walterboro. Arrangements were by Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro. 
Heavenly Rest Memorial Gardens
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: D & D Fletcher
Record added: Nov 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120373561
Helen <i>Miller</i> Allen
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