Mrs. Cecil Mae Allen age 90 of Oxford passed away June 18, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Henry County to the late William A. and Rosa Leanna Barnes. Mrs. Allen is a member of the Baptist Faith and a longtime member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and Great grandmother. She is predeceased by her husband Ralph W. Allen and her son Richard Allen and is survived by her children Evelyn Allen of Oxford, Sandra Jones of Jackson, Reginald and Debbie Allen of Pace, FL., Larry and Brenda Allen of Jackson, Tommy and Nancy Allen of Covington, Jackie Thomason of Covington, Stanley and Debi Allen of Sebring, FL., daughter in law Dorothy Allen of Covington, 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Allen will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Baptist Cemetery in Henry County. Serving as pallbearers are grandsons, Mike and Todd Allen, Dennis Sullivan, Reggie Allen II., Ryan Allen and great grandson Casey Blackstock. The family will receive friends on Monday evening June 20, 2011from 6 to 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Friends may sign the online register at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com.
Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory
11405 Brown Bridge Road
Covington, GA 30016