Originally created 05/11/00

Mr. Morgan Allen



Mr. Morgan Elmer Allen, 58, of Evans, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Platt's Funeral Home, North Belair Road, with Dwayne Hooven and Avys Billue officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown.

Mr. Allen, a native of Dublin, was a communications specialist. He was an Army veteran of 82nd Airborne Division, former state president of Georgia Jaycees, former director of Easter Seals Society and a member of Richmond Reelers Square Dancers. He was a graduate of Augusta State University and attended Augusta Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jewel Allen; a son, Monty Allen, Martinez; his mother, Corene Allen, Toombsboro, Tenn.; two brothers, Julian Allen, Hephzibah, and Royce Allen, Grovetown; two sisters, Edna Strickland, Pembroke, and Sarah Bell, Hardwick; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Larry Joe Ballard, John Allen, Avys Billue, Jimmy Benes, Scott Allen, Mark Strickland, Michael Garrison and Ronnie Sanders.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Easter Seals Society board of directors.

Memorials may be made to Easter Seals Society, P.O. Box 2441, Augusta, GA 30903.

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

The Augusta Chronicle May 11, 2000