Ret. SFC Leonard M. Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ret. SFC Leonard M. Allen, Sr.,82, of Brunswick Ave. entered into rest Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the University Hospital. Funeral service will be held Friday, February 18, 2011 at 1:p.m. at Thankful Baptist Church with Rev. Christopher Walters officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. He was a native of Philadelphia, PA; U. S. SFC Army Retiree with 20 years of service; employed at Fort Gordon with 19 years of service; a member of the Thankful Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and served on the Deacon Board, Devotion Leader, Trustee and Sunday School Superintendent. He was an active member of the Senior Citizen Group and attended W. S. Harris Bible Class; a Spiritual Advisor and Mentor. Survivors are his wife of 58 years, Dorothy M. Allen, Augusta, GA; sons, Leonard (Becky)Allen Jr., Stone Mountain, GA; Eric Anthony T. (Connie) Allen, Sr., Oak Ridge, TN; Dr. Clement (Adrienne)Allen, Tallahassee, FL; daughter, Joanne (Alfred) Jackson, Fayetteville, GA; seven grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-February 17, 2011