Mary Bessie Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Bessie Mathis Allen, 85, Loving Wife of the late Mr. George D. Allen, Entered into rest Saturday Sept. 10, 2011, at Lake Crossing Health Center, Washington, Ga. Funeral Services will be held at 1: P.M. Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011, at Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church, Mitchell, Ga. with Rev. Timmothy Pendery Officiating, Interment will be in the Church Cemetery. A Native of Glascock, Co. she Lived in Augusta most of her life, she was a Member of the Christian Advent Church in Augusta, she was Retired from Lilly Cup Company in Augusta. She is survived by Several Nieces and Nephews, she was Preceded in Death by her Parents Mrs. Mamie Smith and Mr. Tom Mathis, one Sister Johnnie Hawkins and a Brother Cowen Mathis. Pallbearers are Terry Thompson, Tommy Thompson, Kim Williams, Wynn Cox, Wayne Mathis, Dean Reese, Olin Mathis, and Tommy Hawkins. The Family will receive Friends Tuesday Sept. 13, 2011, from 6-8 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, Ga., is in charge of Arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-September 12, 2011