Originally created 09/12/99

Mrs. Mary Allen



AIKEN -- Mrs. Mary M. "Bitsy" Allen, 75, of 102 Crepe Myrtle Court, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Columbia-Augusta Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, Ga.

Mrs. Allen, a native of Boston, was a former co-owner of Allen Brothers Tile Co., Columbus, Ga. She attended University of Georgia, where she was a cheerleader. She was a founding member of Women in Construction, Columbus, and a former member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Columbus. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Columbus.

Survivors include two sons, G. Forrest Allen and Earl L. Allen, both of Columbus; a daughter, Susan M. Sadler, Aiken; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hitchcock House, 102 Crepe Myrtle Court, Aiken, SC 29803; or to St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 125 Pendleton St., SW, Aiken, SC 29801.

Friends may call at the Rivers Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 13, 1999