Originally created 02/10/00

Mrs. Marie Allen



Mrs. Marie Sheppard Allen, 82, of Danville Street, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at Select Specialty Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Avera, with the Rev. Donald Lumpkin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Allen, a native of Jefferson County, was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Allen, Waynesboro, and Rick Allen, Augusta; a daughter, Dianne Allen, Augusta; a brother, Willie Sheppard, Thomson; a sister, Ogle Allen, Clearwater; and two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be James Sheppard, Tommy Sheppard, Mervin Sheppard, Gary Allen, Warren Allen and Boyce Thompson.

Friends may call at Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson.

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

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 10, 2000