Originally created 09/13/99

Mrs. Mary Allen



AIKEN -- Mrs. Mary M. "Bitsy" Allen, 75, of 102 Crepe Myrtle Court, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Columbia Augusta 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 the 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. S.W., Aiken, SC 29801.

Friends may call at 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