|Birth: ||May 20, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2007|
Alice Virginia Turner, 95, of Holly Springs, died July 28, 2007 at her home. She was the widow of Rev. Smith W. Allen, her husband of 63 years. She was president of the advisory board of Rust College, former president Ministers' Wives Association, former president of the United Methodist Women, member of Retired Teachers Association, member of Department of Social Work, Advisory Council at Rust College. She was a retired educator in public elementary schools of Mississippi.
Services were held at 12 noon on Aug. 4 at Asbury United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Fred Brown officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two daughters, Gwendolyn Allen-Johnson of Atlanta, Ga., Sandra (Sandi) Allen-Stovall of Holly Springs; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Constance Allen-Scott; and a son, Timothy Bernard Allen.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Joseph Aurelius Johnson, Mitra C. Allen; great-grandsons, Atlas Darrell Robinson, Jerome Carrithers; and great-grandsons-in-law, Delwin Barnes, Juan Seals. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. David L. Beckley, Dr. William D. Scott III, Dr. Ishmell Edwards, Donald Street and Adell Walker.
Obit was taken from the South Reporter in
Holly Springs, MS.
Smith W Allen (1909 - 1992)*
Peggy L Allen (1942 - 1995)*
Note: SSDI verified dod
Cottrell Memorial Garden
Holly Springs (Marshall County)
Created by: Delores Harris Cantrell
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
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