Marie Iola Allen, age 93, husband of Samuel Monroe Allen, Sr., of 315 Tremont Avenue, passed away on Saturday May 21, 2011 at her home. Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of the late Claude James and Zella Ray Sentell.
Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and member of Tremont Church of God where she served on the Men and Ladies Prayer Band, as a Sunday School teacher and a nursery worker.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Allen is survived by two sons, Samuel M. Allen, Jr. and Bobby V. Allen and wife Frankie, all of Greenville; three daughters, Barbara Ann Brock and Brenda A. Brown, both of Greenville, and Sandra A. Harrington and husband Frank of Pendleton; three sisters, Imogene Boggs of Greenville, Hazel Spearman of Easley and Katherine Pickens of Anderson; 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Ray William Allen, a granddaughter, Tammy Jordan, five brothers and two sisters.
The family will receive friends on Monday, May 23, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Westville Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Tremont Church of God conducted by Rev. Tim Kerns with burial in Graceland West Cemetery.
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