Irene Mays Allen (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

BELVEDERE, S.C. - Graveside Services for Mrs. Irene Mays Allen, 86, of Belvedere, SC, who entered into rest June 9, 2011, will be conducted Saturday morning at 10 o'clock in Westview Cemetery. Rev. W. Sherrell Dunn officiating. Mrs. Allen was a native of Augusta, having made Belvedere her home for the past 55 years. She was a member of Curtis Baptist Church and the 39ers Senior Adult Group. Mrs. Allen was the wife for 65 years of the late Mr. Oswald Allen. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Ilka Allen, Graniteville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Bruce Chavis, North Augusta and Deloris and Boopy Mayson, Belvedere; a sister, Pauline Wilson, Augusta; ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Friday evening from 6 until 8. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Association Augusta Chapter, 1899 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry online at Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 10, 2011