Edna Watts Allen (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Edna Watts Allen, 83, beloved wife of the late Karl Allen, entered into rest Sunday, May 4, 2008 at Brentwood Terrace. Mrs. Allen was born in Concord, GA on June 8, 1924 to the late John Wesley Watts and Willie Amanda Gilbert Watts. She was employed at Burke County Schools for over twenty years as a Para-Professional before retiring. Mrs. Allen had served as the Den Mother for the Boy Scouts Pack # 25, the Chairwoman for the March of Dimes, and had volunteered for the Exchange Club working at the fair. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Monday, May 5, 2008 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at DeLoach Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2008 from First United Methodist Church with Dr. David Carter and Reverend Marshall Singletary officiating. Interment services will follow at Burke Memorial Gardens. Family members include two sons; Karl E. Allen (Sue) of Waynesboro and Michael W. Allen (Renee) of Keithsville, LA, one sister; Annie Ruth Watts Page of Newnan, GA, six grand children; Holly McKinney, Jennifer Allen, Jessica Allen, Kellie Allen Folker, Julie Allen, and Karl Allen, two great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by two children; Phillip and Caroline Allen. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box: 420, Waynesboro, GA 30830. DeLoach Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 842 Liberty St, Waynesboro, GA 30830 is serving the Allen family. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-May 5, 2008